Latest from Rosalind S. Helderman
The president has considered preemptive pardons for his children, top aides and himself, but aides say he’s not likely to issue them.
  • Jan 18, 2021
House Sergeant-at-Arms Paul Irving balked when the chief of Capitol Police suggested activating the Guard two days before the Jan. 6 attack because he knew congressional leaders “don’t want the military up there,” according to an account he gave to a friend.
  • Jan 18, 2021
The explanations by some of the president’s supporters of why they attacked the Capitol will likely be featured in his upcoming Senate impeachment trial for allegedly inciting violence.
  • Jan 16, 2021
For years, Congress has raised concerns about the department but not cracked down or streamlined oversight.
  • Jan 12, 2021
Several lawmakers, jarred by the riot, dropped plans to challenge the electoral tally.
  • Jan 7, 2021
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Why the vaccine rollout has been slower than expected in the United States. And, the political theater of counting electoral college votes.
  • Jan 5, 2021
The filing will come as a disappointment to supporters of President Trump.
  • Dec 31, 2020
The decision to challenge the ceremonial milestone for President-elect Joe Biden’s win will lead to a lengthy congressional debate and a vote that top Republicans hoped to avoid.
  • Dec 31, 2020
Even some of President Trump’s most hardcore backers, however, have abandoned the cause.
  • Dec 29, 2020
The handful of criminal cases that have been filed include some against Republican voters who sought to boost the president, officials said.
  • Dec 23, 2020