As the coronavirus continues to rage across the country, Washington saw another historic week as President Donald Trump became the first US president to ever be impeached twice. Meanwhile, President-elect Joe Biden announced new economic plans, continued to build out his cabinet and prepped for Wednesday’s inauguration. DC remained a city on lockdown, as federal and local authorities tightened security in the aftermath of the January 6 mob attack on the Capitol.
- Biden team to produce prime-time inauguration television special
- See historic moment House reaches enough votes to impeach Trump
- White House task force warns some Covid-19 strains ‘may have evolved into a more transmissible virus’
- Trump has told staff not to pay Rudy Giuliani over irritation at being impeached again
And that was the week in 15 headlines.