Democratic U.S. Representative Val Demings, one of the House impeachment managers prosecuting the case, said the identity of the whistleblower, whose complaint about Ukraine led the House to begin its impeachment inquiry, was irrelevant.
"It does not matter who initially sounded the alarm when they saw smoke.
What matters is the firefighters - Congress - were summoned and found the blaze," Demings said.
The FBI on Wednesday arrested a Florida-based member of the right-wing Proud Boys group on charges of storming the U.S. Capitol two weeks ago in a crowd of Donald Trump supporters challenging his election defeat, the Justice Department said.
Newly sworn-in U.S. President Joe Biden got straight to work on Wednesday, signing a stack of executive actions from the Oval Office that undo some of his predecessor’s work, adding that former President Trump left him a “generous” letter. Gavino Garay reports.
Former first lady Melania Trump reportedly asked an employee to write thank you notes on her behalf. According to Business Insider, the notes were to be given to the White House staff that has served her the past 4 years. Sources told reporters that Melania asked the staffer to write the notes "in her voice". The staffer wrote approximately 80 notes that Melania then signed. During her farewell speech issued on Tuesday, Mrs. Trump said the last four years had been "unforgettable."
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden attended a church service on Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, where he was joined by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
U.S. law enforcement is investigating whether a woman took a laptop computer or hard drive from U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the siege of the Capitol and tried to sell the device to Russian intelligence, according to a court filing. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
During her weekly news conference, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that if it is found that members of Congress were accomplices to the insurrection at the the Capitol last week, actions may need to be taken beyond Congress.
Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States, vowing to end the 'uncivil war' in a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Democrats took control of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday when Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three new members to give the party a narrow grip on both houses of Congress as well as the White House for the first time in a decade.
Joe Biden’s ancestral homes on the west and east coast of Ireland havecelebrated his inauguration with champagne and cake while waving Irish andAmerican flags. The US president’s proud links to Ireland are well known andoften spoken about by the Democrat.
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Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden for being sworn in as the President of the United States and said he was committed to working with him to take the India-US partnership to even greater heights. The 78-year-old veteran Democrat leader was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice John Roberts at the West Front of the US Capitol in Washington -- the traditional location for presidential inaugural ceremonies. "My warmest congratulations to Joe Biden on his assumption of office as President of the United States of America. I look forward to working with him to strengthen India-US strategic partnership," Modi said. PM Modi extended wishes to Kamala Harris. Harris was sworn-in as the Vice President of USA on Wednesday. Watch the full video for more details.
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As President Joe Biden enters the Oval Office, the future of his proposed $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan remains up in the air. Greg Valliere, Chief U.S. Policy Strategist at AGF Investments, lays out the obstacles that lie ahead.
Joe Biden is sworn in as president of the United States at Capitol Hill amid the coronavirus pandemic and just two weeks after a group of rioters stormed the halls of Congress. See more moments from the inauguration