National Politics

Inaugural address: Trump’s full speech

On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump was sworn is as the 45th President of the United States. This is a transcript of his inaugural address as delivered: TRUMP: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans and people of the world, thank you….


Guide to the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

President-Elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office on Friday outside the Capitol. He will officially become the 45th president of the United States. The ceremony is only the centerpiece of the weekends inaugural festivities. Here is a schedule of events to guide you through the weekend. Exact times…


Senate Confirmation Hearings Wednesday, January 17th

Senate Foreign Relations Committee at 10 a.m. ET. – Nikki Haley (U.N. Ambassador) Senate Environment and Public Works Committee at 10 a.m. ET. – Scott Pruitt (Environmental Protection Agency Administrator) Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee at 10 a.m. ET  – Tom Price (Health and Human Services Secretary) Senate Commerce Committee…



U.S. Senate confirmation hearings: Thursday, January 12

9:30 a.m. Senate Armed Services Committee: Secretary of Defense nominee, James N. Mattis. 10 a.m. Senate Intelligence Committee: Director of the Central Intelligence Agency nominee, Mike Pompeo. *This confirmation hearing was moved from Wednesday, January 11 at 10 a.m. 10 a.m. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee: Secretary of…