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  • Presidential Transition Live Updates: House Could Delay Sending Impeachment Article to Senate, Clyburn Says

    Here’s what you need to know: Representative James E. Clyburn of South Carolina, the Democratic whip, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the first session of the 117th Congress on Capitol Hill this month.Credit…Pool photo by Joshua Roberts The No. 3 House Democrat said on Sunday that the chamber could vote as soon as Tuesday on […] More

  • Biden Transition Updates: Push to Impeach Trump Over Capitol Riot

    Here’s what you need to know: Representative Hakeem Jeffries and other members of New York’s congressional delegation have called for swift impeachment of President Trump.Credit…Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press Momentum for impeaching President Trump a second time was growing rapidly over the weekend among rank-and-file Democrats and some Republicans, setting the stage for a final showdown that […] More

  • Biden and Trump Transition: Live Updates

    Here’s what you need to know: A Trump sign in the reflecting pool near the Capitol in Washington on Friday.Credit…Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times As Saturday dawned on a White House in turmoil, with President Trump unable to communicate on Twitter and other platforms, momentum for impeaching him a second time was rapidly […] More

  • Biden, Trump Presidential Transition News: Live Updates

    Here’s what you need to know: People standing outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Thursday, the day after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol across the street.Credit…Todd Heisler/The New York Times What was already shaping up as a volatile final stretch to the Trump presidency took on an air of national […] More

  • Trump releases video saying he’ll support the transition to a “new administration”

    President Donald Trump acknowledged that a new administration will soon be inaugurated in an apparent attempt to quell bipartisan demands for his removal from office following Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the US Capitol — but stopped short of conceding that he had lost the November election. “Now, Congress has certified the results and a new […] More

  • Trump says there will be “an orderly transition” on January 20

    After a long and dramatic day in Washington, DC, President Donald Trump has offered up a statement that there will be “an orderly transition” on January 20 — which may be as close as the outgoing president gets to conceding the election to President-elect Joe Biden. “Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of […] More

  • Biden calls out Trump appointees for refusing to brief transition in ‘key national security areas’

    The delays have been going on since before Christmas, and now Biden’s calling it “nothing short” of “irresponsibility.” He’s also making sure to pin the blame squarely on “political leadership” while still praising the cooperation of career officials. If Donald Trump, who is at this point in the throes of full-on delusion over his election […] More

  • Biden Transition and Stimulus News: Live Updates

    Here’s what you need to know: Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, introduced his own competing bill that combined the issue of the $2,000 stimulus checks with two other issues the president had demanded Congress take up.Credit…Stefani Reynolds for The New York Times The fate of legislation before the Senate that would increase stimulus checks […] More

  • Live Updates: President-Elect Joe Biden’s Transition

    Here’s what you need to know: Democrats are essentially daring Republicans to vote against the effort and defy the president.Credit…Al Drago for The New York Times The House, which voted on Monday evening to increase the size of individual stimulus checks to $2,000 from $600, is now pushing to advance a vote on the measure […] More

  • Biden Says That Trump Admin Has Put Up ‘Roadblocks’ To Transition At OMB, DoD

    President-elect Joe Biden on Monday said that his transition team has hit “roadblocks” put up by leadership at the Department of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget. Earlier this month, Biden transition director Yohannes Abraham flatly denied the Pentagon’s claim that transition meetings had stopped for a mutually agreed-upon “holiday pause.” Abraham argued that the Pentagon’s […] More

  • Presidential Transition Live Updates: Trump Shakes Up Stimulus Deal at the 11th Hour

    Here’s what you need to know: President Trump on his way to the Army-Navy football game earlier this month. Credit…Samuel Corum for The New York Times Like a coin flip that never lands, America’s double-headed presidency is queasily suspended in midair as President Trump threatens to veto a bipartisan, Biden-blessed bill intended to speed relief to […] More

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