Former President Obama praised President Biden for making the right decision and removing US troops from Afghanistan after twenty years.
Federal prosecutors will not charge the Capitol Police officer who shot and killed Ashli Babbitt as she was trying to breach the Capitol during the January 6 attack.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) was questioning Biden's nominee to lead the DOJ Civil Rights Division on an op-ed that she wrote in college, not knowing that it was satire.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases, criticized Fox News personality Tucker Carlson for remarks he made claiming that Covid-19 vaccines do not work amid concerns that Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine can cause blood clots in select cases.
According to the latest Morning Consult-Politico tracking poll, two-thirds of Americans support stricter gun control measures. The poll was conducted following a spate of mass shootings in Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, and Colorado. Just 28% said they opposed tougher restrictions on gun ownership.
The House Oversight Committee is expected to pass a measure that would make Washington, D.C. the nation’s 51st state. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton, a committee member who has represented Washington, D.C. as a delegate since 1991, will hold a hearing at 10 a.m.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said in an interview with USA Today she supports establishing a 9/11-style commission to investigate the Capitol riot of January 6 if Republicans don’t budge on their demands to narrow the scope of the investigation into the deadly attack.
Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) have announced legislation that would set minimum federal standards for unemployment benefits nationwide. The legislation also includes a stipulation that unemployment benefits will receive an extra boost when unemployment is high.
Joel Greenberg has been cooperating with federal investigators since last year and providing evidence against Matt Gaetz.
Republicans are complaining that they can't drive President Biden's poll numbers down because he is too positive and nice.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) made the dishonest and disingenuous claim that only Democrats have passed Jim Crow laws to limit voting.
Senate Republicans are demanding that Democrats raise the gas tax, which impacts the poor, than raise taxes on corporations.
Jen Psaki was asked about utility companies raising their rates if the corporate tax rate went up, but she got the reporter to admit that the question wasn't based on fact.
President Joe Biden will withdraw all the remaining US troops from Afghanistan on the twentieth anniversary of 9/11 in 2021.
President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, former First Lady Michelle Obama, and a slew of celebrities will participate in a Covid-19 vaccination television special to encourage as many Americans as possible to get vaccinated.
Former House Speaker John Boehner (R) admitted he voted for former President Donald Trump in the 2020 general election even while Trump continued to spread falsehoods about the voting process.
“I voted for Donald Trump. I thought that his policies, by and large, mirrored the policies that I believed in. I thought the choices for the Supreme Court were top notch. At the end of the day, who gets nominated to the federal courts is really the most important thing a President does,” Boehner told TIME ahead of the publication of his book On the House: A Washington Memoir.
Representative Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.) was firm in his assessment that “there is no reason to work” Republicans who did not vote for the American Rescue Plan, President Joe Biden’s much-heralded $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package.
A top Republican senator told President Biden during an Oval Office meeting that Republicans place loyalty to corporations ahead of ordinary Americans.
Sen. Maize Hirono (D-HI) said that not a single Republican in the Senate signed on to her anti-Asian American hate crimes bill.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) has been connected to a scheme to illegally fund the campaigns of fake Democratic candidates in Florida.