While someone like Elizabeth Warren could broaden Biden's appeal among progressives, the 70-year-old Massachusetts senator wouldn't be the face of a new generation many in the party are seeking. That might be an advantage for younger contenders, such as California…
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
Dozens of statutory authorities become available to any president when national emergencies are declared. They are rarely used, but Trump last month stunned legal experts and others when he claimed — mistakenly — that he has “total” authority over governors…
Dr. Rick Bright testified on Thursday that the Trump administration is mishandling the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The global death toll in the coronavirus pandemic has reached 300,000, with 85,000 fatalities in the U.S. alone. The new numbers were posted as federal vaccine expert Dr. Rick Bright, in congressional testimony, levied grave criticism of the White House's…
By Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence says he’d welcome Michael Flynn back to the administration, calling him a “patriot,” as President Donald Trump pronounces him exonerated.
By Justin Stabley and Associated Press
The White House will hold a news briefing on May 12.
The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 80,000 people and infected more than 1.3 million in the U.S. -- including some in the White House, where several officials are isolating after possible exposure. But the movement to lift restrictions is gaining…
By Associated Press
A memo sent to all staff outlined the new directive Monday after two staffers last week tested positive for COVID-19.
By Zeke Miller, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
In a potent new symbol of the risk, Trump addressed a Rose Garden audience filled with mask-wearing administration officials. That was after two known cases of COVID-19 among staffers in one of the most-protected complexes in America sent three of…
By Kevin Freking, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence was self-isolating Sunday after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week, but he planned to return to the White House on Monday.
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