Washington (CNN) White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday announced a slew of actions the Biden administration will take to combat domestic violent extremism in the wake of the January 6 attack on the US Capitol. "The Biden administration will confro...
But it's now more focused on Sen. Mitch McConnell, the powerful minority leader who has signaled he may support convicting Trump. "Mitch said to me he wants Trump gone," one Republican member of Congress told CNN. It would take 17 Republicans to join all 50...
A deadly insurrection, a historic impeachment and the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the 46th President of the United States. Trump supporters gather outside the Capitol Building. Trump supporters clash with police as they storm the Capitol. After t...
(CNN) Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said that the House's article of impeachment will be delivered to the Senate on Monday, triggering the start of the Senate's impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. "I have spoken to Speaker Pelosi who...
(CNN) President Joe Biden is signing a flurry of executive orders, actions and memorandums aimed at rapidly addressing the coronavirus pandemic and dismantling many of President Donald Trump's policies. The 30 executive actions Biden is taking in the first...
(CNN) Senate Democrats are laying the groundwork now to use a rare procedural tactic known as reconciliation to pass major parts of President Joe Biden's Covid-19 relief package if Republicans stand in the way, according to multiple Democratic aides. "You j...
Washington (CNN) President Joe Biden delivered a factually accurate Thursday speech about the coronavirus pandemic. But then, after he signed a series of executive actions intended to address the crisis, he was asked by a reporter whether the vaccination go...
Washington (CNN) Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that the lack of truthfulness from the Trump administration regarding the Covid-19 pandemic "very likely" cost American lives. "Particularly when you're in the situation of almost being in a crisis with the num...
It seems simple, but it's a big deal and it's proving far harder to secure than anyone had anticipated. Put simply, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is making a play to exert as much power over the Senate in his new role as possible and Schumer is going to h...
Washington (CNN) Congress has approved trillions in relief funds for Americans suffering because of the pandemic recession, but President Joe Biden thinks the country needs even more. On Friday, he's set to sign additional executive orders providing more as...
(CNN) As President Joe Biden takes steps to try to ramp up vaccine production, experts say the biggest boon to his administration's vaccine strategy could simply be good timing. Samant said vaccine manufacturers have had months to work out supply bottleneck...
(CNN) The Senate will hold a confirmation vote on Friday for President Joe Biden's defense secretary pick retired Gen. Lloyd Austin. Austin, who retired in 2016 and would be the first African American to run the department, had to be granted a waiver from a...
(CNN) President Joe Biden is expected to sign two more executive orders on Friday -- one focused on raising the minimum wage to $15 for the federal workforce and the other on expanding assistance for Americans in need -- as he continues his swift efforts to...
Rep. Andy Harris, of Maryland, set off a metal detector outside the House floor on Thursday and an officer soon discovered it was because he was carrying a concealed gun on his side, a Capitol official told CNN. The officer sent Harris away, prompting him t...
Seizing the power of the presidency to galvanize action, he issued a detailed new anti-pandemic strategy, pledged a genuine "wartime" effort to expand vaccine distribution, supplies and testing. Biden plans new vaccination sites across the country and to ac...
(CNN) The Justice Department inspector general is investigating the sudden departure of former Atlanta US Attorney Byung "BJay" Pak, who then-President Donald Trump replaced at the same time that Pak and the state of Georgia had become a focus for Trump in...
(CNN) Thousands of National Guardsmen have been moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the US Capitol Complex, including areas like the cafeteria of a Senate office building, as a rest area, multiple Guardsmen t...
(CNN) As the Biden administration begins to take shape, one key question President Joe Biden's Justice Department must confront is whether to continue defending Donald Trump, who relied on Department of Justice lawyers to fight some of his personal battles....
(CNN) Federal investigators leading the probe into the January 6 Capitol riot briefed interim Biden administration leaders at the Justice Department on Wednesday -- their first day on the job -- as the sprawling nationwide hunt for suspects continues, an of...
(CNN) The US Army has changed its account of a key phone call that took place on January 6 as rioters stormed the US Capitol . A Washington, DC, official called the process of calling up more guardsmen "long" and "tortured." Flynn said he was in a meeting i...