The centrist Republicans' opposition to Neera Tanden taking the helm of the Office of Management and Budget comes after one Democratic senator also said he would not support her confirmation.
The award is the institution's highest civilian honor and goes to an officer who is credited with saving the lives of many senators by distracting the mob away from the Senate chamber.
Trump's attorney dug into the semantics of a phone call he made to Georgia's secretary of state in an effort to downplay the severity of Trump's efforts to undermine the state's election results.
President Biden called his predecessor's "Remain in Mexico" program for asylum-seekers "inhumane." Next week, a new program begins, but details are still being worked out.
Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy criticized Trump's legal team as having bungled the argument against the constitutionality of the impeachment trial. Other Republican lawmakers agreed.
The gist of the former Montgomery County district attorney's remarks hinged on the argument that Democrats were responding in a partisan way to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
Biden has called to more than double the federal minimum wage as part of his economic relief plan.
The Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol exposed a number of security shortfalls at the seat of American democracy. Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman released a video statement Friday evening.
The president elect on Thursday evening will outline his plan for coronavirus relief — one of the core issues he hopes to tackle in his first days of office.
Several lawmakers were visibly upset Tuesday by the new security system at the Capitol complex that requires them to walk through a metal detectors, following last week's deadly insurrection.