Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday continued to back President Donald Trump by reiterating baseless allegations of November U.S. election fraud.1 comment
The chaotic protests at the US Capitol in Washington DC caused by a mob of Donald Trump supporters promoted by the president on Wednesday led several states to close their own legislative buildings, though protests outside Washington remained mostly peaceful.Add your comment!
US business leaders denounced president Donald Trump for inciting supporters who mobbed the US Capitol, with the head of the National Association of Manufacturers saying Vice-President Mike Pence should seriously consider working with the Cabinet to remove the president from office.1 comment
Primary results in the Tuesday Georgia state Senate election indicate Democrats will be taking both seats, the best possible news for president-elect Joe Biden. Meanwhile, Republican incumbent David Perdue vowed to “mobilize every available resource and exhaust every legal recourse” as he fought for his political life in a Senate runoff that was too close to call early Wednesday.
Despite growing pressure from President Donald Trump to help overturn his election loss, Vice President Mike Pence plans to stick to his ceremonial duties when presiding in Congress on Wednesday, advisers said.
Former Republican U.S. President George W. Bush plans to attend Democratic President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20, a Bush spokesman said on Tuesday.
A British judge ruled on Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face criminal charges including breaking a spying law, saying his mental health problems meant he would be at risk of suicide.
Control of the U.S. Senate – and with it, the likely fate of President-elect Joe Biden's legislative agenda – will be on the ballot on Tuesday when voters in Georgia decide twin runoff elections.
President Donald Trump vetoed a bill that would have gradually ended the use of large-mesh drift gillnets deployed exclusively in federal waters off the coast of California, saying such legislation would increase reliance on imported seafood and worsen a multibillion-dollar seafood trade deficit.
Vandals lashed out at the leaders of the U.S. House and Senate over the holiday weekend, blighting their homes with graffiti and in one case a pig’s head as Congress failed to approve an increase in the amount of money being sent to individuals to help cope with the coronavirus pandemic.