Biden and Boris Johnson talk alliance, climate, Covid
Johnson congratulated Biden for his inauguration and praised Biden's decision to reenter the Paris climate agreement.politico.com
Feds: Texas man charged in Capitol riots threatened to kill AOC
Garret Miller of Dallas County, Texas, posted often on social media about his involvement in the deadly riots during which insurrectionists and rioters stormed the Capitol, according to charging documents.politico.com
‘Congress is going to do what Congress does’: Biden administration confirms hands-off impeachment stance
Both the White House press secretary and Kamala Harris’s communications director punted on impeachment in recent public appearances.politico.com
McCarthy voices 'concerns' with Cheney after impeachment vote
In an interview set to air Sunday, McCarthy suggested he was blindsided by the GOP conference chairwoman’s decision.politico.com
U.S. condemns Russia's arrests of Navalny protesters
More than 2,100 demonstrators were detained at the nationwide protests. The Kremlin critic’s wife was among them.politico.com
Several governors order National Guard troops out of D.C.
Republican governors of New Hampshire, Florida, Texas and Montana all now have said they’re calling Guardsmen from their states home.politico.com
POLITICO Playbook: Don't believe the media's celebration of Biden's boringness
And the Senate sets a Feb. 9 date for Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.politico.com
Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87
A longtime nationally syndicated radio host, from 1985 through 2010 he was a nightly fixture on CNN.politico.com
Russia arrests 350 protesters demanding Navalny's release
In Moscow, thousands of people were converging on the downtown Pushkin Square as the protest's planned start neared.politico.com
Amazon’s offering to help Biden’s vaccine push. There may be a reason why.
Amazon’s bid comes as Biden officials say they're trying to repair the vaccine distribution system they inherited.politico.com
Detroit’s legal pot reticence spills over to Muslim-majority neighbor
The uproar over the opening of a pot shop in the city outside of Detroit is a microcosm of the disputes taking place across the country.politico.com
Man who allegedly entered Senate chamber with taser, cuffs is ordered released pending trial
A federal magistrate judge in Tennessee on Friday ordered the pretrial release of Eric Munchel, who allegedly entered the Senate chamber during the Capitol riot.politico.com
Biden and Trudeau plan next bilateral confab in reset of Canada-U.S. relations
Biden and Trudeau discussed Covid-19, Keystone XL, climate change and other subjects during the more than 30-minute conversation.politico.com
Trump FDA allows Pfizer to ship fewer Covid vaccine doses to U.S.
The change means fewer vials of vaccine as some states complain they've run out of shots.politico.com
Biden administration ousts Victoria Coates, who was falsely accused of being 'Anonymous'
Coates had been tapped to head the government-funded Middle East Broadcasting Networks under Trump.politico.com
Biden says his mask mandate is common sense. Republicans say ‘kiss my ass.’
The president’s first executive order already has opponents. Is it a harbinger of things to come?politico.com
Birx says she thought of quitting the Trump administration 'always'
"I mean, why would you want to put yourself through that every day?" Birx says in the interview.politico.com
Will There Be a Trump Presidential Library? Don’t Count On It.
If you understand how presidential libraries are created, it’s hard to see how Trump ever gets it done.politico.com
Judge orders Treasury to notify Trump before giving up tax returns
The latest back-and-forth is an example of the type of legal wrangling arising from his administration that will continue to dog Donald Trump.politico.com
Biden directs Treasury, IRS to find 8M who haven't claimed stimulus
Much of the focus is on people not required to file tax returns.politico.com
A guide to the next Armed Services chair’s alumni on K Street
GOP says no dice to Biden’s relief plan — Democrats demand social media sites overhaul content recommendationspolitico.com
Biden poised to pick Obama-era security veterans for 3 top cyber roles
The leading candidates for the cyber positions have been described as well prepared to confront an ongoing cyber espionage crisis and other digital security challenges.politico.com
Delay in power-sharing pact leaves Senate in limbo
“It’s kind of goofy at the moment,” says the No. 2 Senate Republican.politico.com
White House launches ‘comprehensive threat assessment’ on domestic extremism
The assessment comes on the heels of a deadly riot at the Capitol staged by right-wing extremists earlier this month.politico.com