FBI views Capitol insurrection as domestic terrorism, says Christopher Wray – video

FBI director Christopher Wray has said the bureau views the Capitol insurrection as a clear act of domestic terrorism. Speaking during a Senate hearing on the 6 January riots, Wray said: … Read More

FBI director Christopher Wray to testify over Capitol insurrection – live updates

Christopher Wray isn’t the only person facing a questioning in Congress today. Joe Biden’s nominees to head two key financial watchdogs will be questioned by lawmakers today on how they … Read More

Thaddeus Stevens review: the Radical Republican America should remember

Thaddeus Stevens deserves to be better known. A leading radical Republican of the Reconstruction era, he is perhaps best known for Tommy Lee Jones’s portrayal in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. In … Read More

Republicans push ‘blue-collar comeback’ – but is the party a true friend of the worker?

Amid the resurrection of “the big lie” about an election stolen from Donald Trump, another deceptive theme has emerged at this weekend’s rightwing gathering of the Conservative Political Action Conference: … Read More

Coronavirus live news: UK will face ‘enormous strains’, says chancellor; New Zealand PM says Auckland to go into lockdown for seven days

8.56am GMT 08:56 In the UK, former Conservative chancellor, Ken Clarke, has said Rishi Sunak should not halt emergency job support schemes yet, while adding that the public debt must … Read More