Trump also made the order for all military posts and naval stations to do the same.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and SenateDemocratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday sent a letter to Trump requesting that the flags fly at half staff on all public buildings in the country when the COVID-19 death toll reaches 100,000.
In an interview with CBS, Dr. Deborah Birx said she saw President Donald Trump presenting graphs about the coronavirus pandemic that she never made and claimed that someone either outside or inside the administration was creating a parallel set of data to show to Trump.
Between 150 and 200 National Guard deployed to Washington, D.C., to provide security for the inauguration have tested positive for the coronavirus, a U.S. official said on Friday. This report produced by Jonah Green.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announces details for the impeachment trial against former President Donald Trump with the start of arguments to begin February 9, giving the Senate time to confirm President Joe Biden’s Cabinet.
U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell responded Friday to the discovery that hundreds of National Guard members were sent to rest in a parking garage Thursday afternoon. The Guard members later returned to the Capitol.
The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's request for a delay. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
[NFA] Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator under President Donald Trump, told CBS's Face the Nation that Trump was given 'parallel data streams' from another source on the COVID-19 pandemic and that Trump presented graphs she never made. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Zeke Miller, the president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, says “things are different” at the White House now that Biden has taken charge. Masks have been mandated, Covid-19 testing has been expanded, and room capacity measures have been put in place. “All of those things make that workplace a little bit safer,” he says. Dr. Seema Yasmin and Karen Attiah also join the conversation.
The Justice Department revealed new charges against a Texas man who allegedly participated in the Capitol attack and posted online death threats against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and a US Capitol Police officer. CNN’s Jessica Schneider has the details.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will consult fellow Democrats about the Senate's readiness to begin former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on charges of inciting a riot at the U.S. Capitol. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
The Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved Janet Yellen's nomination as the first woman Treasury secretary, indicating that she will easily win full Senate approval, but Republicans called for her to work with them in developing economic policies. Conway G. Gittens reports.