Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Sunday called the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump important for “unity” and “accountability,” breaking with some Republicans who argue the trial would further divide the country.
“If we are going to have unity in our country, I think it’s important to recognize the need for accountability, for truth and justice,” Romney said during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday,”... Read more
Democrats, asserting constitutional authority to set the time, place and manner of federal elections, want national rules they say would make voting more fair.
Democrats plan to move quickly on one of the first bills of the new Congress, citing the need for federal election standards and other reforms to shore up the foundations of American democracy after a tumultuous post-election... Read more
Amanda Gorman "screamed and danced her head off" when she found out she had been chosen to read one of her poems at Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony.
At the age of 22, the Los Angeles-born writer and performer is the youngest poet to perform at a presidential inauguration.
She told the BBC's World Service she felt "excitement, joy, honour and humility" when... Read more
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris
Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, swearing the oath of office just before noon to take the helm of a deeply divided nation while inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
Biden's inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty... Read more
Joe Biden is expected to sign 15 executive orders and make further instructions after he is sworn in as US president undoing policies put in place by outgoing president Donald Trump and making his first moves on the pandemic, climate change and racial justic.
Biden will sign the executive orders and memorandums in the Oval Office in the afternoon, and ask agencies to take... Read more