Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.) stands to object to the certification of his state’s election results on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)
The Arizona Republican also backed away from the organizer’s praise for Jan. 6 Capitol protesters.
Some accused in the insurrection have blamed Donald Trump, downplayed their actions or expressed remorse.
Democrats pressed ahead over united GOP opposition on the massive relief package aimed at stabilizing the economy and boosting vaccinations and testing.
The president is also scheduled to visit a mass vaccination facility in Houston during his Texas trip.
Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,250 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.
The Senate continues to weigh the fate of several other of the president's Cabinet nominees, several of whom had confirmation hearings scheduled Thursday.
The Inauguration
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Trump skipped the inauguration — themed “America United” — two weeks after inciting a deadly siege on the U.S. Capitol.
Harris becomes the first woman, Black woman and Asian American to serve as vice president.
Biden signed executive actions to require masks on all federal grounds and ask agencies to extend eviction moratoriums.
President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the nation’s 46th president on Wednesday at an inauguration like no other.
Joe Biden pleaded for national unity in his inaugural address Wednesday after he was sworn in as the 46th president. Here's our analysis and the full speech.
Several of the new words in Biden’s speech reflected pandemic deaths, economic fallout and recent far-right violence. He was the first new president to say “white supremacy.”
New presidential families, past commanders in chief and government members of both parties were in attendance as a new era was marked in American democracy.
Joe Biden will become the 46th president when he takes the oath of office. Just as no two presidents are alike, neither are the ceremonies that usher them into office.
The Biden Agenda