Opinion | Capturing the Quiet Inauguration

After January 6, the capital welcomed a solemn and safe transfer of power. Credit… Supported by Photographs by Damon Winter Text by Shawn McCreesh Mr. Winter is a staff photographer on assignment in Opinion. Mr. McCreesh is an editorial assistant

Jen Psaki’s Debut: No Attacks, No Lectures, No Crowd Size Fixation

WASHINGTON — There was no discussion of the inauguration’s crowd size. The White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, arrived in the briefing room on Wednesday night for the first time, wearing two masks, promising to bring “truth and transparency” to

Trump Financial Disclosure Reveals a Business Upended by the Pandemic

Over the past year, former President Donald J. Trump’s family business suffered steep declines in revenue as the pandemic upended the nation’s hospitality industry, according to a financial disclosure report released hours after Mr. Trump departed office on Wednesday. The

Under Heavy Pressure, Trump Releases Video Condemning Capitol Siege

Under heavy pressure from his advisers, President Trump on Wednesday released a five-minute video recorded in the Oval Office condemning last week’s mob violence at the Capitol and urging his supporters to stand down from further rioting next week. The

As His Predecessor Is Impeached, Biden Tries to Stay Above the Fray

WASHINGTON — His fellow Democrats are red hot with rage after the assault on the Capitol, but President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has maintained a studied cool, staying largely removed from the searing debate that culminated on Wednesday with President

Money Walks

Corporate America rethinks political donations Big businesses often donate to both political parties and say that their support is tied to narrow issues of specific interest to their industries. That became increasingly fraught last week, after a pro-Trump mob stormed