Category Archives: National News

Fight over witnesses could delay Trump trial conclusion

Fight over witnesses could delay Trump trial conclusion

The last-minute fight over witnesses followed Friday night revelations from a Republican House lawmaker about a heated phone call on the day of the riot between Trump and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy that Democrats say establishes Trump’s indifference to the violence.MORE

Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States

Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States

Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed.” He swore the oath of office to take the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.MORE

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others

The last-minute clemency, announced after midnight on Wednesday, follows separate waves of pardons over the past month for Trump associates convicted in the FBI’s Russia investigation as well as for the father of his son-in-law.MORE

Expecting trouble, DC locks down a week before inauguration

Expecting trouble, DC locks down a week before inauguration

Last week’s “violent insurrection” at the Capitol by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump has “impacted the way we are approaching working with our federal partners in planning for the 59th inauguration,” Bowser said Wednesday.MORE

Trump impeached after Capitol riot; historic second charge

Trump impeached after Capitol riot; historic second charge

President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. MORE

There is no custom code to display.