Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
The Democratic National Committee is delaying its presidential nominating convention until the week of Aug. 17 after prospective nominee Joe Biden said he didn't think it would be possible to hold a normal convention in mid-July because of the coronavirus pandemic.
California's extraordinary efforts to keep people home have bought the time needed to prepare for an expected peak surge of coronavirus cases in coming weeks, Gov Gavin Newsom said Tuesday.
Democratic lawmakers are calling out an apparent lack of racial data that they say is needed to monitor and address disparities in the national response to the coronavirus outbreak.
President Donald Trump and his White House Coronavirus Task force spoke to reporters and answered questions outside of the White House on Sunday, March 29, 2020.
Individuals who are overdue on child support payments should not expect to receive a stimulus check according to Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley.
The president remarked on the developments on Friday.
The unanimous vote came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far or not far enough and capped days of difficult negotiations as Washington confronted a national challenge unlike it has ever faced.
The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced an agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul was tested a week ago for the novel coronavirus, but continued working at the Capitol because he “felt that it was highly unlikely” he was sick since had no symptoms of the illness, he said Monday. Paul also said he did not have direct contact with anyone who tested positive for the virus or was sick.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has tested positive for coronavirus and will remain in quarantine, according to his official Twitter account.
Pence's spokeswoman Katie Miller said Friday that the staff member, who is not being identified, did not have "close contact" to either the vice president or President Donald Trump.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., may have cashed in before the stock market was in free fall due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new report.
The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday that two of its players have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Former Vice President Joe Biden expanded his delegate lead after sweeping primaries in Arizona, Florida and Illinois. The results prompted more calls for Senator Bernie Sanders to drop out of the race, even an incorrect report saying he would.
The Senate is turning to a House-passed coronavirus response bill, as lawmakers and the Trump administration work behind the scenes to draft a separate massive federal measure to help blunt the virus' effect on the economy.
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Hours after Biden cruised through Arizona, Florida and Illinois, Sanders' campaign manager Faiz Shakir said the self-avowed democratic socialist was assessing his options.
President Donald Trump says the U.S. and Canada have agreed to temporarily close their shared border to nonessential travel due to the coronavirus pandemic.