A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has set a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against former White House aide Steve Bannon after he defied the panel’s subpoena. 10:23 p.m.
The US Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August. 9:38 p.m.
President Biden said Friday he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate change package rather than eliminate some entirely, as Democrats struggle to win support from moderates by trimming what had been a $3.5 trillion proposal. 8:19 p.m.
Ballard Partners said its new location will be headed by Eugene O’Flaherty, the former city attorney under Walsh, and includes another former close Walsh aide, Stephen Passacantilli, whom it recently hired. 11:05 a.m.
The Biden administration is taking steps to address the economic risks from climate change, issuing a 40-page report Friday on government-wide plans to protect the financial, insurance, and housing markets and the savings of American families. 5:24 a.m.
First Lady Jill Biden is set to campaign Friday for Democrats in governors’ races in Virginia and New Jersey, trying to boost the party’s political fortunes in her most overt way since arriving at the White House nine months ago. 12:47 a.m.