Washington Post

Live events, breaking news, analysis and more from The Washington Post.
WATCH: White House to hold second daily news briefing
WATCH: White House to hold second daily news briefing

White House press secretary Jen Psaki is expected to speak to reporters on Jan. 21, one day after President Biden's inauguration. Psaki has vowed to hold weekday briefings for the news media regularl...

Published: 01/21/2021
WATCH: Biden delivers remarks on planned coronavirus response
WATCH: Biden delivers remarks on planned coronavirus response

President Biden and Vice President Harris are expected to deliver remarks regarding the administration's future plans to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Read more: https://wapo.st/3qLPnSp. Subscribe ...

Published: 01/21/2021
WATCH: Senate hearing to consider Pete Buttigieg as Biden's transportation secretary
WATCH: Senate hearing to consider Pete Buttigieg as Biden's transportation secretary

The Senate Commerce Committee meets to consider Pete Buttigieg's nomination as transportation secretary for President Biden's administration. Read more: https://wapo.st/3929Zzy. Subscribe to The Washi...

Published: 01/21/2021
WATCH: Schumer meets with new Democrat Senators
WATCH: Schumer meets with new Democrat Senators

Sen. Charles E. Schumer meets with Democrat Senators Raphael Warnock, Alex Padilla and Jon Ossoff. Read more: https://wapo.st/3qLPnSp. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOd...

Published: 01/21/2021
The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris - 1/20 (FULL LIVE STREAM)
The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris - 1/20 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

President Biden and Vice President Harris took the oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20. An inauguration like no other, the ceremony takes place amid the coronavirus pandemic an...

Published: 01/21/2021
Late-night hosts bid farewell to Trump, welcome America's 'brand new dad'
Late-night hosts bid farewell to Trump, welcome America's 'brand new dad'

President Biden and Vice President Harris were sworn in on Jan. 20, just hours after former president Donald Trump left the White House. Here's what late-night hosts had to say. Subscribe to The Washi...

Published: 01/21/2021
WATCH LIVE | Tom Hanks hosts TV special celebrating Biden’s inauguration
WATCH LIVE | Tom Hanks hosts TV special celebrating Biden’s inauguration

Tom Hanks will host "Celebrating America," a TV special featuring several celebrities commemorating the inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris. Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen, Kerry...

Published: 01/21/2021
'We will rise up': Harris addresses public for first time as vice president
'We will rise up': Harris addresses public for first time as vice president

During the “Celebrate America" event at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 20, Vice President Harris stressed the importance of coming together as a nation. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: http...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden again calls for unity in 'Celebrate America' event
Biden again calls for unity in 'Celebrate America' event

President Biden called on American to unite during his "Celebrate America" event at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 20, adding that there isn't "anything we can't do." Subscribe to The Washington Post on...

Published: 01/21/2021
Biden administration’s first White House briefing, in 2 minutes
Biden administration’s first White House briefing, in 2 minutes

White House press secretary Jennifer Psaki held the first briefing on Jan. 20, telling reporters President Biden had instructed her to bring “truth and transparency” back to the briefing room. Read mo...

Published: 01/21/2021
LIVE at 7 p.m. ET | Biden White House holds briefing for reporters on Inauguration Day
LIVE at 7 p.m. ET | Biden White House holds briefing for reporters on Inauguration Day

White House press secretary Jen Psaki is expected to speak to reporters, just hours after President Biden's inaugural ceremony. Read more: https://wapo.st/393oeUE. Subscribe to The Washington Post on ...

Published: 01/21/2021
This is how D.C. welcomed President Biden on inauguration day
This is how D.C. welcomed President Biden on inauguration day

Visitors and D.C. residents found ways to celebrate the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris under a security lockdown on Jan. 20. On the National Mall, where in an o...

Published: 01/21/2021
Inauguration Day, in 3 minutes
Inauguration Day, in 3 minutes

President Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris were sworn in, just hours after the 45th president, Donald Trump, left the White House on Jan. 20. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: http...

Published: 01/21/2021
Amanda Gorman and poetry's short history at presidential inaugurations
Amanda Gorman and poetry's short history at presidential inaugurations

President Joe Biden on Jan. 20 became the fourth president ever to have a poet recite their work at a presidential inauguration. Read more: https://wapo.st/3qzHsYb. Subscribe to The Washington Post on...

Published: 01/20/2021
President Biden's full inaugural address
President Biden's full inaugural address

President Joseph R. Biden delivered his inaugural address on Jan. 20. "This is our historic moment of crisis and challenge," Biden said. Read more: https://wapo.st/393oeUE. Subscribe to The Washington...

Published: 01/20/2021
‘Democracy has prevailed’: Biden’s inaugural address in 4 minutes
‘Democracy has prevailed’: Biden’s inaugural address in 4 minutes

In his inaugural address to the nation on Jan. 20, President Biden called for “uniting to fight the foes we face." Read more: https://wapo.st/393oeUE. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: http...

Published: 01/20/2021
Amanda Gorman's inaugural poem, 'The Hill We Climb'
Amanda Gorman's inaugural poem, 'The Hill We Climb'

Amanda Gorman, 22, became the youngest poet to participate in a presidential inauguration on Jan. 20 at the inaugural ceremony for Joe Biden. Read more: https://wapo.st/3iugrSY. Subscribe to The Washi...

Published: 01/20/2021
Ofc. Eugene Goodman escorts Harris at inauguration
Ofc. Eugene Goodman escorts Harris at inauguration

Read more: https://wapo.st/3sJSJH0. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wa...

Published: 01/20/2021
Former presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama attend inauguration
Former presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama attend inauguration

Former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama attended the inauguration at the Capitol on Jan. 20. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Tw...

Published: 01/20/2021
Biden sworn in as 46th president of the United States
Biden sworn in as 46th president of the United States

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States during his inauguration on Jan. 20 at the U.S. Capitol. Read more: https://wapo.st/3sJSJH0. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTub...

Published: 01/20/2021
Harris sworn in as 49th vice president of the United States
Harris sworn in as 49th vice president of the United States

Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as the 49th vice president of the United States on Jan. 20 at the U.S. Capitol. Read more: https://wapo.st/3sJSJH0. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://w...

Published: 01/20/2021
Trump is fifth president to skip the inauguration. Who were the others?
Trump is fifth president to skip the inauguration. Who were the others?

Presidential inaugurations are meant to be bipartisan and unifying. President Trump is the first outgoing president in 152 years to refuse to attend the inauguration of his successor. Read more: https...

Published: 01/20/2021
Trump departs White House hours before Biden's inauguration
Trump departs White House hours before Biden's inauguration

President Trump left the White House for the final time in his presidency on Jan. 20, before traveling to West Palm Beach, Fla. Read more: https://wapo.st/3sJSJH0. Subscribe to The Washington Post on ...

Published: 01/20/2021
With D.C. on lockdown, a community kitchen continues to serve
With D.C. on lockdown, a community kitchen continues to serve

Kyanite Kitchen is a mobile pantry that offers fresh produce, toiletries, and hygienic products to underserved communities in Washington, D.C. With the city on edge after the storming of the Capitol, ...

Published: 01/20/2021
Watch the U.S. Marine Band rehearse for Biden's inauguration
Watch the U.S. Marine Band rehearse for Biden's inauguration

The United States Marine Band held its last rehearsal on Jan. 19 before taking stage at the presidential inauguration. The Marine Band has played for incoming presidents since Thomas Jefferson, accor...

Published: 01/20/2021
WATCH: Senate hearing to consider Antony Blinken as Biden's secretary of state
WATCH: Senate hearing to consider Antony Blinken as Biden's secretary of state

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee meets to consider Antony Blinken's nomination as secretary of state for President-elect Joe Biden's administration. Read more: https://wapo.st/2KrUck4. Subscribe...

Published: 01/20/2021
Trump's farewell message, fact-checked
Trump's farewell message, fact-checked

President Trump released a recorded farewell message that contained several falsehoods on Jan. 19. He is not attending the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Read more: https://wapo.st/35S7zBA...

Published: 01/19/2021
Biden hosts vigil for coronavirus victims
Biden hosts vigil for coronavirus victims

President-elect Joe Biden attended a vigil for coronavirus victims the evening before his inauguration on Jan. 19. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twit...

Published: 01/19/2021
This is how D.C. looks like the day before Biden’s inauguration
This is how D.C. looks like the day before Biden’s inauguration

On the eve of the presidential inauguration, downtown Washington, D.C. looked nearly barren with the exception of a few protestors and military security. Read more: https://wapo.st/35UmN9p. Subscribe...

Published: 01/19/2021
Trump administration delivered fraction of promised coronavirus vaccine doses
Trump administration delivered fraction of promised coronavirus vaccine doses

For months, the Trump administration promised to deliver as much as 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses by the New Year. It will ultimately deliver a fraction of that. Read more: https://wapo.st/2W1...

Published: 01/19/2021
Loading...