"(Kilpatrick's) sentence was 28 years," he said. "And I think reasonable minds can disagree about that. I can see a lot of people thinking that it is excessive. But what he eventually only served, was seven years."
Under the timeline, the House will transmit the impeachment article against Trump late Monday, with initial proceedings Tuesday, but opening arguments will be pushed to February, which also allows the Senate time to confirm President Joe Biden's Cabinet nominations and consider the COVID relief bill.
President Joe Biden plans to take executive action to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans.
"Beyond not being able to get their family members here and having that burden, the burden that American-Muslims carried under the previous President, to feel as if their President didn’t view us as Muslims as equal citizens," said Walid.
President Joe Biden called on Americans to overcome their divisions, declaring in his first address in office that “without unity, there is no peace.”
On his second day as commander in chief, President Joe Biden signed 10 executive orders aimed at getting the COVID-19 pandemic under control, but issued a stark warning to Americans: “Things are going to continue to get worse before they get better.”
Immigration activists and lawmakers have long battled over language related to immigration. Many now refer not to illegal immigrants but "undocumented" immigrants.
World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald Trump ridiculed.
The Biden administration has removed the military flags that had been on display in the Oval Office during Donald Trump's term. Most presidents have only displayed two flags behind the Resolute Desk: the American flag and the presidential seal.
President Joe Biden revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians mocked and rejected as political propaganda.
President Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders on his first day in office, with six of them relating to immigration. Orders dealing with DACA, the Muslim ban, Mexico's border wall, and reversing plans to exclude people from the 2020 census.
Shortly after speaking at the inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C., President Biden made his first tweet from the @POTUS account.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris showcased American designers at their inauguration Wednesday, and Harris gave a nod to women's suffrage and Shirley Chisholm in pearls and purple.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris attended a wreath-laying ceremony after the inauguration Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a tradition among incoming administrations.
President-Elect Joe Biden - who is making history as the nation's second Catholic president - attended services at St. Matthew the Apostle Cathedral in DC ahead of the Inauguration on Wednesday.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced she will attend the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in person on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Her chilling rendition brought everyone to tears. Lori Key's angelic voice went viral giving hope to hospital workers and patients at her hospital and across the country.
Janet Yellen, President-elect Joe Biden's choice as Treasury secretary, said Tuesday that the incoming administration would focus on winning quick passage of its $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan, rejecting Republican arguments that the measure is too big given the size of U.S. budget deficits.
The Trump administration revoked an Obama-era federal rule that extended protections to transgender students, allowing them to use bathrooms and locker rooms according to their gender identities.
The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event Tuesday evening that will celebrate the nation’s diversity ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.