(CNN) The Justice Department inspector general is investigating the sudden departure of former Atlanta US Attorney Byung "BJay" Pak, who then-President Donald Trump replaced at the same time that Pak and the state of Georgia had become a focus for Trump in...
(CNN) Thousands of National Guardsmen have been moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the US Capitol Complex, including areas like the cafeteria of a Senate office building, as a rest area, multiple Guardsmen t...
(CNN) As the Biden administration begins to take shape, one key question President Joe Biden's Justice Department must confront is whether to continue defending Donald Trump, who relied on Department of Justice lawyers to fight some of his personal battles....
(CNN) Federal investigators leading the probe into the January 6 Capitol riot briefed interim Biden administration leaders at the Justice Department on Wednesday -- their first day on the job -- as the sprawling nationwide hunt for suspects continues, an of...
(CNN) The US Army has changed its account of a key phone call that took place on January 6 as rioters stormed the US Capitol . A Washington, DC, official called the process of calling up more guardsmen "long" and "tortured." Flynn said he was in a meeting i...
A version of this story appeared in CNN's What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here(CNN) President Joe Biden's raft of executive actions are designed to represent a U-turn from the Trump administration's policies on everything...
(CNN) Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint on Thursday against Republican Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas and called for the Ethics Committee to investigate how their objections to the Electoral College votes on January 6 may...
(CNN) Former South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison has officially been elected the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, winning the organization's election after President Joe Biden selected him for the top political job. Harrison...
Washington (CNN) The new administration is working doggedly in its first days in office, but President Joe Biden's four-legged companions aren't joining in just yet. Biden's dogs have not yet moved into the White House, a source familiar told CNN, but the p...
A handful of ambitious GOP politicians are positioning themselves against President Joe Biden and building the political operations that will allow them to travel and campaign with fellow Republicans. It's far too early to gauge the forces that will steer t...
The tense standoff over the issue is stalling a power-sharing agreement between the parties in the 50-50 Senate, where Vice President Kamala Harris has a tie-breaking vote. Even though Harris can break ties in Democrats' favor, the party can't take full con...
(CNN) Landing a West Wing job is a dream-come-true for most any political staffer, even with the long hours, cramped working conditions and around-the-clock pressure. "I would love to have seen and been there for what it was like before Covid," an administr...
Washington (CNN) A rookie Republican congresswoman from Georgia, Marjorie Taylor Greene, was suspended from Twitter on Sunday for 12 hours after she repeatedly tweeted election misinformation. And she has been a serial tweeter of false claims -- about the e...
(CNN) Questions have arisen over the constitutionality of former President Donald Trump's impending trial in the Senate. Trump is the first president to be impeached twice and would be the first ex-president to have his impeachment tried in the Senate while...
(CNN) Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have moved out of their Washington, DC, home, and have signed a one-year lease on a luxury condo in Miami at the Arte, an expensive oceanfront residential building, a source familiar with the couple's move confirmed to C...
Overheated, confusing and laden in the end with blatant racism, the case of the White House bust of Winston Churchill still persists. An Oval Office redesign brought in new busts instead: Latino civil rights leader Cesar Chavez, Rev. Boris Johnson, who was...
(CNN) A Pennsylvania woman who is accused of being involved in the theft of a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the Capitol riot was released from federal custody to home confinement on Thursday. Riley Williams, 22, of Harrisburg, Penns...
Washington (CNN) The Defense Department will pause construction of the wall along the US-Mexico border as it reviews President Joe Biden's executive order calling for construction to grind to a halt. The Army Corps of Engineers, which provides direction and...
Washington (CNN) The Biden administration will seek a full five-year extension of a key arms control treaty between the US and Russia, according to a US official. The New START Treaty expires in just over two weeks on February 5. CNN previously reported tha...
Under normal circumstances, when an election produces an administration of a different political stripe, the solicitor general plays a key role managing a wave of potential reversals on certain issues. As Biden replaces Donald Trump, however, it could look...