3 days ago.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden was former US President Barack Obama's second in command. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Joe Biden)

  • Obama called for Americans to remember the sacrifices made by the members of the armed forces
  • Speaker Pelosi said she backs "safe, strategic and orderly departure" of US troops
  • Defense Secretary Austin said he seeks to continue the funding of Afghan Security forces

5 days ago.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hugs slain officer's mother in the ceremony at US capitol. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The flag-draped casket of officer William "Billy" Evans was carried into the Rotunda to lie in honour
  • It was the second such ceremony of 2021, occurring barely three months after January 6 US Capitol riots
  • Evans was killed and a colleague injured on April 2 when a car slammed into them at a Capitol check point

7 April.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The car slamming led to the death of an officer in the US Capitol complex. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The police officer was killed when a car rammed into him outside the Capitol
  • Such tribute is reserved for the nation’s most eminent private citizens
  • The statement was given jointly by Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi

3 April.San Francisco, CA, USA
William Billy had been serving in USCP for the past 18 years. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • A 25-year-old man rammed his car into the barricading in front of the US Capitol
  • One officer was killed 
  • Flags to be flown at half-mast in the honour of the deceased officer

27 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
William J. Walker would be the 38th Sergeant-at-Arms for the House of Representatives. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The House has to hold a majority vote to confirm Walker's appointment
  • William J. Walker is the first black American to be appointed to the position
  • Paul Blodgett has been serving as acting sergeant-at-arms in the interim post the Capitol attack

23 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
US President Joe Biden on Tuesday called for a ban on assault weapons in the United States. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Joe Biden has always been an advocate of tighter gun control laws
  • He urged the Congress to act on Gun control laws
  • A Senate Judiciary hearing in the  matter is scheduled for Tuesday

23 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The proposal is divided in two segments. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The $3 trillion package may potentially impose higher taxes on the wealthy
  • Biden to consult with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer while reviewing the proposal
  • Biden likely to announce the details of the package in his joint Congress address in April

15 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on the sexual misconduct allegations put on governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Pelosi said Cuomo should decide if he govern effectively
  • She emphasised on her 'zero tolerence policy on sexual harrasment'
  • Several US lawmakers, including Chuck Schumer, called for the governors resignation

13 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden was addressing an event at the White House's Rose Garden. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Implementing the stimulus will "require fastidious oversight" President Biden said
  • Biden claimed the legislation was the biggest investment in childcare since World War II
  • Biden signed the $1.9 trillion into law yesterday