POLITICO • Lara Seligman, Natasha Bertrand, Andrew Desiderio • January 21 • politico.com
‘We feel incredibly betrayed’: Thousands of Guardsmen forced to vacate Capitol
Guardsmen were later let back into facilities after an outcry from lawmakers.
The New York Times • Astead W. Herndon • January 21 • nytimes.com
Charlottesville Inspired Biden to Run. Now It Has a Message for Him.
The white supremacist rally in 2017 prefigured the rise of right-wing violence in President Trump’s name. Now, as President Biden calls for national unity, residents say it requires accountability first.
HuffPost • HuffPost, Matt Fuller • January 21 • huffpost.com
GOP Rep. Andy Harris Tries To Bring Gun Into House Chamber
Republicans keep complaining about the new metal detectors outside the House chamber. Now we know why.
CNN • MJ Lee, CNN • January 21 • cnn.com
Biden inheriting nonexistent coronavirus vaccine distribution plan and must start 'from scratch,' sources say
Newly sworn in President Joe Biden and his advisers are inheriting no coronavirus vaccine distribution plan to speak of from the Trump administration, sources tell CNN, posing a significant challenge for the new White House.
The Washington Post • Margaret Sullivan • January 20 • washingtonpost.com
Perspective | The media can be glad for the Biden White House’s return to normalcy. But let’s not be lulled.
We run the risk of being seduced by an administration whose values we share. So don’t forget the lessons of the past four years.
POLITICO • Natasha Bertrand • January 21 • politico.com
Legal scholars, including at Federalist Society, say Trump can be convicted
Some Republicans have argued a former president can't be the target of an impeachment trial.
The New York Times • Eric Lipton • January 21 • nytimes.com
For Prosecutors, Trump’s Clemency Decisions Were a ‘Kick in the Teeth’
Commutations in high-profile Medicare fraud cases have elicited anger among those who spent years pursuing complex prosecutions.
POLITICO • Jack Shafer • January 21 • politico.com
Opinion | How About a Little Sobriety, Please?
At a time when large portions of the country think mainstream media is a tool of the left, perhaps it’s time to tone down the Biden adulation.
POLITICO • Melanie Zanona, Olivia Beavers • January 21 • politico.com
Liz Cheney’s problems pile up
Trump’s allies in the House are moving quickly to try to oust her from GOP leadership.
POLITICO • Burgess Everett • January 21 • politico.com
Democrats rebuff McConnell’s filibuster demands
“Chuck Schumer is the majority leader and he should be treated like majority leader.”
The Washington Post • Dan Zak • January 20 • washingtonpost.com
The last day of Donald
“Macho Man” fades out.
The Washington Post • David Fahrenthold, Jonathan O'Connell • January 21 • washingtonpost.com
Trump steps out of the White House and into a company in crisis
New financial disclosures show the depth of his financial problems, compounded by his role in the Capitol riot.
CNN • Daniel Dale, CNN • January 21 • cnn.com
Fact check: 11 false claims Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has tweeted in the last month
A rookie Republican congresswoman from Georgia, Marjorie Taylor Greene, was suspended from Twitter on Sunday for 12 hours after she repeatedly tweeted election misinformation.
The New York Times • Ezra Klein • January 21 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Democrats, Here’s How to Lose in 2022. And Deserve It.
You don’t get re-elected for things voters don’t know about.
The New York Times • Adam Jentleson • January 20 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Joe Biden May Have Only 2 Years to Get Things Done
Democrats must kill the filibuster and make the Senate great again.
CNN • Jeff Zeleny, Kevin Liptak and Caroline Kelly, CNN • January 21 • cnn.com
As expected, Biden intends to keep FBI director in his post, an official says
President Joe Biden intends to keep FBI Director Christopher Wray in his post, a senior administration official tells CNN, a sign of confidence for the bureau's leader who has more than six years remaining in his term.
The New York Times • Patricia Mazzei, Julia Echikson • January 21 • nytimes.com
From Commander in Chief to Interloper in Palm Beach
If former President Donald J. Trump intends to live in South Florida full time, he is likely to encounter some friction. (Though his fans are thrilled.)
The Washington Post • Alex Horton • January 21 • washingtonpost.com
National Guard members allowed back at Capitol after they were banished to a parking garage
“I’ve never in my entire career felt like I’ve been booted onto the curb and told, ‘Figure it out on your own,’ ” a Maryland National Guard member told The Washington Post.
The Atlantic • Ronald Brownstein • January 21 • theatlantic.com
Trump’s Parting Gift to Joe Biden
Tension within the Republican coalition over the Capitol riot could push GOP-leaning voters into the new president’s camp.
The New York Times • Annie Karni, Katie Rogers • January 21 • nytimes.com
Can Someone Please Open the Door?
The Bidens waited for an awkward moment in front of a closed door when they arrived at their new residence, a protocol breach that turned out to be a small but curious bit of disarray.