Biden to extend transportation mask mandate through March
The Biden administration will extend existing requirements for travelers to wear masks on airplanes, buses, trains and boats, as well as in airports and other transportation hubs, through March to address concerns over the Omicron coronavirus variant.
House Jan. 6 committee votes to recommend contempt charges against Trump DOJ official Jeffrey Clark
The Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a criminal contempt of Congress resolution against Trump-era Department of Justice official Jeffrey Clark.
Inside the Biden White House's thorny response to the Omicron variant
President Joe Biden has spent hours over the last week peppering his medical team with questions about the quickly spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus, pressing them for more data and asking when his team would know more.
January 6 committee moves to hold former DOJ official in contempt but gives him last chance to cooperate
The House select committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol is expected to approve on Wednesday night the report to hold former Department of Justice official Jeffrey Clark in contempt of Congress for defying his subpoena by refusing to answer questions during a recent deposition and failing to hand over documents to the panel.
White House holds Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony
The first and second families held a menorah lighting ceremony to celebrate Hanukkah at the White House on Wednesday evening, marking the first time the holiday has been celebrated at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with the Jewish spouse of a president or vice president.
Ex-White House official says Trump showed 'flagrant lack of regard for public health' in keeping positive Covid test secret
Former President Donald Trump showed "a flagrant lack of regard for public health" and endangered White House staff by not disclosing a positive Covid-19 test he received last year, his former communications director said Wednesday.
Brett Kavanaugh, who touted importance of precedent during confirmation fight, downplays it as he considers reversing Roe
When Justice Brett Kavanaugh was facing tough questions during his 2018 confirmation battle about his views on the Supreme Court's abortion rulings. he returned time and time again to the importance of precedent and their "precedent on precedent."
Sen. Tom Cotton says DOJ quiet on Waukesha while actively 'chilling free speech' of parents
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday demanding answers regarding how the Department of Justice (DOJ) plans to respond to the recent mass murders in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Trump 'stoked' crowd on January 6 and should be held accountable, federal judge says
A federal judge suggested Wednesday that Donald Trump and others who spoke at the "Stop the Steal" rally on January 6 should be held accountable for the US Capitol riot that followed, saying the then-President "stoked" the crowd and "might've inspired what happened."