Among the challenges the former D.C. Council chairman has faced: a backlash over a taxpayer-funded SUV, slumping poll numbers and, now, charges of bank fraud amid a long-running corruption investigation.
June 8, 2012 Former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown becomes emotional as he address the media after appearing in U.S. federal court in Washington for a plea agreement hearing. Brown is facing federal charges of bank fraud.Jahi Chikwendiu/THE WASHINGTON POST
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.