White House

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to the media outside the White House on February 27, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
"We're in a pandemic. People meet by video conference instead of in person. Why offer to release visitor logs and then keep virtual meetings secret?" asked one watchdog.
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
In an effort to seal off the revolving door between special interests and government, Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) recommended that President-elect Biden enact "a total ban on lobbyists employed by corporations from serving in the administration, especially at executive agencies they lobbied." (Photos: Kena Betancur/Getty Images (L) and Karen Bleier/AFP via Getty Images)
To improve outcomes for people in the United States, the lawmakers wrote, the...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
The White House is seen on June 5, 2020 through several layers of security fencing and barricades that were erected amid demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis in late May. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)
"Does this feel like preparation for a peaceful transfer of power?"