Pompeo's Xinjiang 'genocide' declaration presents Biden with an early China challenge
As Joe Biden prepared to be sworn in as United States President on Wednesday, both the outgoing Trump administration and Beijing made a last-minute play to shape his future China policy -- and provide the first major foreign policy challenge of his term.
Capitol Police investigating after congressman discovered carrying a gun when attempting to go on the House floor
US Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was stopped from bringing a concealed gun onto the House floor on Thursday, sources told CNN, the first time a member of Congress has been discovered with a firearm by the metal detectors now set up outside the legislative chamber.
Thousands of National Guardsmen banished to parking garage
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 told CNN.
Washington Post: DOJ watchdog probes Atlanta US attorney's resignation
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 his attempt to overturn the state's certified presidential election results, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.
Army changes account of key phone call on response to Capitol riot
The US Army has changed its account of a key phone call that took place on January 6 as rioters stormed the US Capitol. More than two weeks after the riot, the Army put forward two senior generals to speak with reporters Thursday to explain their roles on that afternoon after conflicting accounts of what took place circulated.
Seven Senate Democrats request ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley over Capitol riot
Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint on Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas and called for the Ethics Committee to investigate how their objections to the Electoral College votes on January 6 may have contributed to inciting the violent Capitol insurrection.
Opinion: If there's anyone who can reach a deal, it's Joe Biden
Washington has been dysfunctional for a long time. The deep partisan divide has kept Congress from getting big things done. If we're going to change that, we'll have to do it together, especially now that the Senate is split 50-50.