Neither the U.S. nor the U.K. has decided to launch air strikes against the Islamic militants sweeping through Iraq, British Ambassador to the U.S. Peter Westmacott said today.
At a storied Washington stage for royals, rock stars and world leaders, a former Federal Reserve chairman and New York congressman joined a book-launching party for a tome about the British ambassador’s American home.
It was almost midnight, and actor Robert De Niro, smiling broadly, slipped an arm around the waist of International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde while photographers clicked away.
The “Nerd Prom,” the affectionate term Washington insiders have for the marathon of social events surrounding the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, is about to get nerdier.
England’s Prince Harry, on his first visit to Washington, stopped by the residence of British Ambassador Peter Westmacott yesterday afternoon.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, was in Washington, D.C. last night celebrating the birth of George Alexander Louis of Cambridge.
The crowd cheered when the queen came on screen as waiters passed quail egg and onion tart appetizers.
Two Aston Martins were parked outside the residence of British Ambassador Peter Westmacott last night.
“It was like Elvis was in the house,” said Senator John McCain. “I’ve never seen anything like it.”
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Ralph Shrader is a fan of PBS series “Downton Abbey,” nominated for three Golden Globes this week.