(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said those who carry out ransomware attacks against hospitals and other critical infrastructure entities have no conscience, and are making a profit the wrong way. "We're talking about criminals who want to make money illegally or who want... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Infrastructure negotiations between the White House and Republicans continue on Monday with the two sides still very far apart on how much to spend and how to pay for it, but Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo is broadening the timeline to strike... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House made history Wednesday when Karine Jean-Pierre, the principal deputy press secretary for the White House, briefed reporters on behalf of the president. Jean-Pierre is the first Black woman in decades and the first openly gay spokesperson in history to stand... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defended the Biden administration's handling of a variety of immigration issues at a Senate hearing Thursday where the characterization of conditions at the border split largely along party lines. Mayorkas repeatedly touted the progress made in reducing the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller testified Wednesday that he was concerned in the days before the Jan. 6 insurrection that sending troops to the Capitol would fan fears of a military coup or conspiracies that advisers to the president... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Tuesday warned that southeastern states faced a gasoline "supply crunch" following the ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, as several states declared emergencies or suspended rules, and one major airline altered its flight routes. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas warned that cyberattacks -- specifically ransomware attacks -- are on the rise and targets range from government agencies to small businesses. "The threat is real. The threat is upon us. The risk is to all of us," Mayorkas... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Jen Psaki called President Joe Biden's joint address to Congress a "guidepost for the next year" on ABC News' "Powerhouse Politics" podcast. "It's a huge moment, a huge night and a big opportunity for President Biden, but it is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas launched an internal probe Monday "to address the threat of domestic violent extremism within the Department of Homeland Security," according to a letter he wrote to all DHS employees. Mayorkas said he will compile a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a historic nomination, President Joe Biden has nominated Christine Wormuth to serve as the secretary of the Army. If confirmed by the Senate, Wormuth -- who once served as the Pentagon's top policy official in the final years of the Obama administration... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — President Joe Biden could alter some terms of his $2 trillion infrastructure proposal and may be open to breaking it up into several smaller packages, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." "The president is willing to negotiate what this looks like," Granhom told... Read More.
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Donald Trump, keeping up his debunked election fraud fight, threw his weight behind Georgia GOP Rep. Jody Hice's effort to unseat Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, calling the congressman a "steadfast... Read More.