(CNN) President Barack Obama surprised an emotional Vice President Joe Biden Thursday by presenting him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, during a White House ceremony.
The first major test of President-elect Donald Trump's administration comes on Tuesday, as Sen. Jeff Sessions faces a grilling from his colleagues in his confirmation hearing to become attorney general.
The feud between Donald Trump and the US intelligence community will play out out behind closed doors Friday when the President-elect is given a briefing on allegations of election-related hacking by Russia.
President-elect Donald Trump's transition team has signaled to congressional Republican leaders that his preference is to fund the border wall through the appropriations process as soon as April, according to House Republican officials.
Congress got two high profile visitors Wednesday. President Obama and Vice President Elect Mike Pence came to Capitol Hill for separate meetings with lawmakers. As Washington Correspondent Kellie Meyer found it was a face off over healthcare.
In less than 24 hours, lawmakers will be returning to Capitol Hill. First up is a day full of ceremonial swearing-ins, after that, it’s straight to business. Washington Correspondent Kellie Meyer reports- voters could see the same kind of gridlock.
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