The acting defense secretary ordered the spy agency to appoint Michael Ellis, who has been accused of having a hand in one of the Trump administration’s most contentious legal decisions.
Source: Failing New York Times, N.S.A. Installs Trump Loyalist as Top Lawyer Days Before Biden Takes Office
The president’s allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars — and potentially much more — from people seeking pardons.
Source: Failing New York Times, Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump
Loyalists to President Trump are increasingly relying on conspiracy theories and misinformation, drawing false equivalence with last summer’s racial protests and blaming outside agitators.
Source: Failing New York Times, How Republicans Are Warping Reality Around the Capitol Attack
A Zoom interview with Ella and Cole Emhoff.
Source: Failing New York Times, What’s It Like to Have Kamala Harris As ‘Momala’? We Asked Her Stepkids.
As many as 9,000 migrants from Honduras are hoping to reach the United States to escape poverty intensified by hurricanes and the pandemic. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to ease asylum rules.
Source: Failing New York Times, Migrant Caravan, Now in Guatemala, Could Pose Early Test for Biden
The decision to call off the event was the latest indication that many companies are distancing themselves from Republicans who voted to overturn the election results.
Source: Failing New York Times, Loews Hotels says it won’t host a fund-raiser with Senator Josh Hawley.
Justice Sotomayor has sworn in a vice president before.
Source: Failing New York Times, Sonia Sotomayor will swear in Kamala Harris on Inauguration Day.
In an effort to mark a clean break from the Trump era, the president-elect plans to roll out dozens of executive orders in his first 10 days on top of a big stimulus plan and an expansive immigration bill.
Source: Failing New York Times, Biden Seeks Quick Start With Executive Actions and Aggressive Legislation
He also appears to be on track to finish his term with the lowest final approval rating of any modern-day president.
Source: Failing New York Times, Trump Will Leave Office With His Lowest Approval Rating Ever
A network of far-right agitators across the country spent weeks organizing and raising money for a mass action to overturn President Trump’s election loss.
Source: Failing New York Times, Before the Capitol Riot, Calls for Cash and Talk of Revolution
Isolated and angry, a diminished President Trump is leaving Washington for an uncertain future.
Source: Failing New York Times, The Pariah Post-Presidency
For this newspaper, the extraordinary events of the past few months have demanded headlines that take up space.
Source: Failing New York Times, Banner Headlines for Tumultuous Times
Jack Dorsey, the chief executive, had reservations about locking the president’s account. But the calls for violence that his tweets provoked were too overwhelming.
Source: Failing New York Times, Inside Twitter’s Decision to Cut Off Trump
G.O.P. leadership would like to blunt President Trump’s influence over the party. Mr. Trump and his allies want to punish those who have crossed him. A series of clashes looms.
Source: Failing New York Times, ‘Hell, Yes,’ Republicans Are Headed for a Bitter Internal Showdown
In the final moments of his presidency, Mr. Trump is confronting an unfamiliar fate: He is being held to account as never before for things he has said.
Source: Failing New York Times, A First for an American President, and a First for Donald Trump