House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT).
January 20, 2017, 5:40 PM EST
January 20, 2017, 2:39 PM EST
Presidential historian Craig Shirley characterized President Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address “a declaration of war” against the Washington establishment and “a direct indictment of [President] Obama and the status quo”.
January 20, 2017, 11:21 AM EST
Famous DC tweeted out Inaugural Bingo cards for those District of Columbia residents who are planning to watch Donald Trump take the presidential oath of office at noon today.Just 4.1 percent of residents in D.C. voted for Trump, compared to 90.9 percent who voted for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
January 19, 2017, 3:13 PM EST
Both President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will swear their Oaths of Office Friday on historic Bibles used by former Republican Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan, the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) announced.
January 19, 2017, 12:29 PM EST
President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election was a “Category 5 political cyclone that few journalists saw coming,” statistician Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, writes in a frank post-mortem of why most of the mainstream media was convinced right up to Election Day that Hillary Clinton would win the White House.
January 18, 2017, 3:46 PM EST
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, President-elect’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was sharply critical of outgoing Ambassador Samantha Power’s decision to abstain from voting on a Security Council resolution in December condemning Israeli settlements, calling it a “terrible mistake” and a “sad day for America.”
January 17, 2017, 12:25 PM EST
https://www.epa.gov/cleanwaterrule/final-clean-water-ruleSupporters and opponents of Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), are gearing up for what is expected to be a contentious confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) Wednesday morning.
January 16, 2017, 12:12 PM EST
Experts on U.S.-Russia relations say that despite President Obama’s earlier attempts at a “reset”, the relationship between the two nations has deteriorated on his watch, due in part to what the Kremlin views as the Obama administration’s weak and vacillating response to Russian aggression.
January 13, 2017, 10:54 AM EST
ABC and NBC spent three times more air time last year reporting on Hatchimals – interactive stuffed birds that “hatch” out of a plastic egg – than on the national debt, which is fast approaching $20 trillion, according to an MRC Business study by Sam Dorman.
January 12, 2017, 5:13 PM EST
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. should be repealed and replaced, but only after Congress “rescues” the 11 million Americans who currently buy health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges, Senate Health, Education Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said in a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday.
January 11, 2017, 5:44 PM EST
Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer (center) leaves a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations on Jan. 10, 2017 after invoking the Fifth Amendment.
January 10, 2017, 3:59 PM EST
Reince Priebus, incoming White House chief of staff, said Sunday on CBS’ Face the Nation that President-elect Donald Trump will not “meddle” with Social Security even though the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) warned that the entitlement program’s trust funds will be “exhausted” within 12 years.
January 9, 2017, 3:18 PM EST
President Obama being interviewed by ABC's George Stephanopoulos in the Oval Office.
January 6, 2017, 4:32 PM EST
Supporters and foes of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, are gearing up for his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing next week by releasing dueling videos that present diametrically opposing views of the conservative Alabama senator and former U.S. attorney.
Former Senate Judiciary Committee Chief Counsel: Democrat Campaign Against Sessions ‘All a Big Charade’
January 6, 2017, 10:57 AM EST
The first Republican African American to serve as chief counsel on the Senate Judiciary Committee who worked under Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) says that Democrats’ campaign against President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general for his alleged racial insensitivity is just “a big charade” designed to divert public attention from their policy differences with him.
January 5, 2017, 12:18 PM EST
The Electoral Integrity Project (EIP), a joint project of Harvard University and the University of Sydney, ranked North Carolina “alongside Iran and Venezuela” on its index of electoral integrity, according to EIP co-creator Andrew Reynolds.
January 4, 2017, 4:40 PM EST
The House of Representatives adopted changes to the chamber’s standing rules on Tuesday that “enhance the House’s ability to exercise its ‘power of the purse’,” according to House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA).
January 3, 2017, 3:16 PM EST
The United States is projected to add one new resident every 17 seconds in 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
January 3, 2017, 10:28 AM EST
When asked what his “biggest fear” was regarding Donald Trump’s incoming administration, former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that he is worried that Team Trump “will lose their nerve.”
December 30, 2016, 2:36 PM EST
“The hipster is dead,” according to David Infante, a self-described Young Urban Creative or “yuccie” (pronounced “yucky”) who complains that the term hipster has become too generic to describe him and his fellow millennials.