Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting AG - The New York Times
Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Donald Trump considered installing a loyalist.
Restoring Environmental Rules Rolled Back by Trump Could Take Years - The New York Times
President Biden has promised to reinstate more than 100 rules and regulations aimed at environmental protection that his predecessor rolled back. It won’t happen overnight.
Biden rolls out ‘full-scale, wartime’ coronavirus strategy, including requiring masks on some planes, trains and buses. - The New York Times
President Biden signed a string of executive orders and presidential directives on Thursday aimed at combating the worst public health crisis in a century, including new requirements for masks on interstate planes, trains and buses and for international travelers to quarantine after arriving in the United States.
President Biden's 17 Executive Orders in Detail - The New York Times
The moves aim to strengthen protections for young immigrants, end construction of President Donald J. Trump’s border wall, end a travel ban and prioritize racial equity.
Biden restores ties with the World Health Organization that were cut by Trump. - The New York Times
The Biden administration announced that Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, would be the head of the U.S. delegation to the agency’s executive board. Dr. Fauci will begin that role with a meeting this week.
Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump - The New York Times
The president’s allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars — and potentially much more — from people seeking pardons.
Capitol Police arrested a man with an ‘unauthorized’ inauguration credential and a gun at a security checkpoint. - The New York Times
The man was arrested on Friday with more than 500 rounds of ammunition in his truck. His father said he works as a security guard at the Capitol.
Biden to Elevate Science Adviser to His Cabinet - The New York Times
The president-elect will nominate Eric S. Lander to head the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a post left vacant by President Trump for 18 months.
For Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Executive Held in Canada, an Opulent Detention - The New York Times
The conditions of the Huawei executive, Meng Wanzhou, who is wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges, are even more luxurious than previously known.
Biden Set to Propose $1.9 Trillion Spending Package to Combat Virus and Downturn - The New York Times
The president-elect is expected to lay out his plans on Thursday for an initial effort to combat the coronavirus and a subsequent one to address economic recovery.
Decoding the Far-Right Symbols at the Capitol Riot - The New York Times
There were militia flags and banners of extremist groups, as well as absurd images of dinosaurs and comic book logos that belied the violence that was to unfold.
Chamber of Commerce Calls Trump’s Conduct ‘Inexcusable’ and Vows to Curb Certain Donations - The New York Times
The nation’s largest business lobbying group condemned President Trump’s conduct and said lawmakers who backed his efforts to discredit the election would no longer receive its financial backing.
House Sets Impeachment Vote to Charge Trump With Incitement - The New York Times
Democrats are planning a Tuesday vote to formally call on the vice president to wrest power from President Trump and a Wednesday impeachment vote if he does not.
Republicans Block Measure Demanding Pence Act on Impeachment - The New York Times
House Democrats on Monday introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump for inciting a mob that attacked the Capitol last week, vowing to press the charge as Republicans blocked a separate move to formally call on Vice President Mike Pence to strip him of power under the 25th Amendment.
‘They Got a Officer!’: How a Mob Dragged and Beat Police at the Capitol - The New York Times
Videos show pro-Trump rioters pulling three officers down a set of stairs during a violent attempt to breach the building.
How Republicans Fanned the Flames Before US Capitol Building Riot - The New York Times
A “1776 moment”: Several of the president’s closest allies in Congress used bellicose language to urge their supporters to attend the Jan. 6 rally that turned into a deadly riot.
An Urgent Reckoning for the Trump Brand After US Capitol Attack - The New York Times
Companies and institutions are shunning President Trump and some associates after the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The Trump family business, built on luxury hospitality, is contemplating a reinvention.
How Congress Could Impeach Trump Before His Term Ends - The New York Times
The storming of the Capitol has prompted a fresh drive by Democrats to impeach President Trump, who egged on the insurrection, for a second time. But there are less than two weeks left in his term.
The Capitol Hill Building Rioters Included White Supremacists and Conspiracy Theorists - The New York Times
The mob that rampaged the halls of Congress included infamous white supremacists and conspiracy theorists.
The 147 Republicans Who Voted to Overturn Election Results - The New York Times
Republican lawmakers raised objections to the official certification of electoral votes in a joint session of Congress that went into the wee hours of Thursday morning, in a futile effort to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. See who supported the objections.
Elaine Chao, the transportation secretary, joins other Trump officials who have resigned over the violence.
Elaine Chao, the secretary of transportation, became the first cabinet official to join a number of Trump administration officials who have said that they will resign
Simon & Schuster Cancels Plans for Senator Hawley’s Book - The New York Times
The publisher faced calls to drop the Missouri Republican’s upcoming book, “The Tyranny of Big Tech,” following criticism of his efforts to overturn the presidential election.
Opinion | If You Were on Parler, You Saw the Mob Coming - The New York Times
It is a go-to social media site for the right, with users calling to “burn D.C. to the ground.” The C.E.O., John Matze, says it’s not his job to police speech.
Companies That Donated to Senators Planning Election Results Challenge Face Questions - The New York Times
Awkward questions for the companies that donated to senators planning to challenge the 2020 election results.
As Understanding of Russian Hacking Grows, So Does Alarm - The New York Times
Those behind the widespread intrusion into government and corporate networks exploited seams in U.S. defenses and gave away nothing to American monitoring of their systems.
25 Days That Changed the World: How Covid-19 Slipped China’s Grasp - The New York Times
Beijing acted against the coronavirus with stunning force, as its official narratives recount. But not before a political logjam had allowed a local outbreak to kindle a global pandemic.
Unemployment Aid Set to Lapse Saturday as Trump’s Plans for Relief Bill Remain Unclear - The New York Times
At least a temporary lapse in expanded unemployment benefits for millions of Americans is now inevitable because of President Trump’s delay in signing a $900 billion pandemic relief bill.
Treasury Department’s Senior Leaders Were Targeted by Russian Hacking - The New York Times
The disclosure was the first acknowledgment of a specific intrusion in the vast cyberattack. At the White House, national security leaders met to assess how to deal with the situation.
The Antitrust Case Against Big Tech, Shaped by Tech Industry Exiles - The New York Times
Regulators are relying on insiders like Dina Srinivasan, who left her digital ad job after concluding that “Facebook and Google were going to win and everybody else is going to lose.”
Frontline workers were left off the vaccine list at Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto. They fought back. - The New York Times
Frontline workers were left off the vaccine list at Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto.
Pompeo Says Russia Was Behind Cyberattack on U.S. - The New York Times
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is the first member of the Trump administration to publicly link the Kremlin to the hacking of dozens of government and private systems.
Lara Trump served on the board of a company through which the Trump political operation spent more than $700 million. - The New York Times
Lara Trump served on the board of a company through which the Trump political operation spent more than $700 million
More Hacking Attacks Found, Officials Warn of Risk to U.S. Government - The New York Times
Minutes after the government statement, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. warned that his administration would impose “substantial costs” on those responsible. President Trump has been silent on the hacking.
Scope of Russian Hack Becomes Clear: Multiple U.S. Agencies Were Hit - The New York Times
The Pentagon, intelligence agencies, nuclear labs and Fortune 500 companies use software that was found to have been compromised by Russian hackers. The sweep of stolen data is still being assessed.
Russian Hackers Broke Into Federal Agencies, U.S. Officials Suspect - The New York Times
In one of the most sophisticated and perhaps largest hacks in more than five years, email systems were breached at the Treasury and Commerce Departments. Other breaches are under investigation.
Supreme Court Rejects Texas Lawsuit Challenging Biden's Victory - The New York Times
The suit, filed directly in the Supreme Court, sought to bar Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin from casting their electoral votes for Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Rudy Giuliani Has Tested Positive For The Coronavirus, Trump Says - The New York Times
Times Critics’ Top Books of 2020 - The New York Times
The Times’s staff critics give their choices of the best fiction and nonfiction works of the year.
Stock Trades by Senator Perdue Said to Have Prompted Justice Dept. Inquiry - The New York Times
Investigators focused on a sale of at least $1 million of stock in Cardlytics, a financial firm whose board the senator once sat on. They closed the case this summer without charges.
Diego Maradona, a Hero Who All Too Human - The New York Times
The sport that Diego Maradona illuminated, the one he lifted into an art, was not tarnished by all that he did to himself.
Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow Jailed in Hong Kong - The New York Times
He and two fellow activists, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam, were immediately jailed on charges of unauthorized assembly. They will be sentenced next week.