Arizona secretary of state tells Trump before election lie rally: get over it

Democrat Katie Hobbs says ‘this is nothing more than being a sore loser’ as ex-president heads to Phoenix for event Arizona’s secretary of state had a message for Donald Trump before he appeared in Phoenix on Saturday: “Take your loss and accept it and move on.” Related: Fox News backs […]

Democrats gear up for inflation fight as Republicans attack rising prices

Americans are paying more for gas, hotels and used cars – and Republicans sense an opportunity to inflict a political wound upon the Democrats Joe Biden and his fellow Democrats have been eager to celebrate America’s economic rebound as pandemic-related restrictions are relaxed and more businesses reopen. But there has […]

Most unvaccinated Americans unlikely to get shots, poll finds, as Delta spreads – live

About 16% say they will get the vaccine, according to AP poll Kay Ivey says it’s ‘time to start blaming the unvaccinated’ for rise in cases Covid cases likely to accelerate through summer, new forecasts say Philadelphia health officials recommend masks in public indoor settings 7.53pm BST Joe Biden plans […]

Republican governor says ‘time to start blaming unvaccinated’ for rise in cases

Alabama’s Kay Ivey says surge in new infections is due to a reluctance among many in state to get inoculated The Republican governor of Alabama has said it is “time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks” for rising cases of Covid-19, amid concern that months of misinformation over the need […]

Alabama governor joins growing number of Republicans urging Americans to get vaccinated – live

Covid cases likely to accelerate through summer, new forecasts say CDC director warns Americans in ‘another pivotal moment’ in pandemic 2.26pm BST Tennessee’s building commission has voted 5-2 to remove a bust of a confederate general with a “brutal” reputation from the capital building. Nathan Bedford Forrest was one of […]

Can Pelosi’s power play on Capitol attack panel thwart wrecking tactics?

Speaker is locked in a battle of wills with Kevin McCarthy who is determined to change the political conversation, critics say It was, Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday, one of the darkest days in America’s history – an assault on democracy, Congress and the constitution. “The American people want […]

Pelosi wants ‘Americans to know the truth’ of the Capitol attack – but will we ever really know?

Speaker is locked in a battle of wills with Kevin McCarthy who is determined to change the political conversation, critics say It was, Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday, one of the darkest days in America’s history – an assault on democracy, Congress and the constitution. “The American people want […]

McCarthy pulls five Republicans from Capitol attack panel after Pelosi rejects two

House speaker said she would veto two appointed by minority leader because they could threaten integrity of investigation The House speaker, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, announced on Wednesday that she would veto the two top Republicans appointed by the House minority leader, Kevin McCarthy, to the new select committee investigating the […]

‘Despicable’: Liz Cheney blasts move to pull fellow Republicans from Capitol attack committee – live

McCarthy removed all GOP members he had appointed to the panel Pelosi denies two GOP members a place on select committee Kevin McCarthy: ‘Republicans will not be party to this sham process’ Committee chair Thompson vows to investigate Donald Trump 8.48pm BST Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney did not hold back […]

Capitol attack committee chair vows to investigate Trump: ‘Nothing is off limits’

Bennie Thompson tells Guardian he will pursue wide-ranging inquiry to uncover root causes of January 6 attack Congressman Bennie Thompson, the chairman of the new House select committee to scrutinize the Capitol attack, says he will investigate Donald Trump as part of his inquiry into the events of 6 January […]