Ted Cruz won't travel with Biden on Texas trip following Cancun gaffe
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX, will not accompany President Biden on Air Force One during his trip to assist with recovery efforts and survey damage related to destructive winter weather conditions in Texas, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday.
International community should 'banish' Saudi prince over Khashoggi's killing: UN rapporteur
News/Politics: A leading UN expert says the international community needs to take steps against Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince, who is reported to be implemented in an impending United States intelligence report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Senate parliamentarian rules against including minimum wage in Covid relief bill
The Senate parliamentarian has ruled against including the increase in the minimum wage in the Covid relief bill, an aide familiar with the process and two sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell CNN.
Increasing number of unaccompanied children arriving at southern border setting off alarm bells for feds
The growing number of migrant children arriving alone at the US-Mexico border is raising alarm among officials scrambling to find enough space to shelter kids until they're relocated with parents or relatives in the United States.
McConnell says he'll 'absolutely' support Trump in 2024 if he's the GOP nominee
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he would "absolutely" support former President Donald Trump if he became the GOP presidential nominee in 2024, a notable commitment following his recent blistering critiques of the former President.
House Republicans want Biden administration to provide briefing on NY nursing home scandal
House Republicans are demanding the Biden administration’s Department of Health and Human Services give a briefing on New York’s nursing home deaths after Democrats quashed a push for a bipartisan hearing.
NYT writer Tim Wu appears to delete old tweets as name floated for Biden administration post
Timothy Wu, a Columbia University professor and New York Times contributing writer reportedly set to join the Biden administration’s National Economic Council, appeared this week to have deleted thousands of old tweets as another nominee faced scrutiny over their social media activity.