This Week In Politics


Monday, Jan. 21

California Democrat Sen. Kamala Harris announces her bid for presidency in 2020.

Delta Air Lines Foundation provides a private grant to ensure Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta is open for the holiday despite the government shutdown.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

Supreme Court rules to allow the ban preventing transgender individuals from serving in the military to go into effect.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

President Trump concedes not to deliver the State of the Union Address until the government shutdown has ended.

Thursday, Jan. 24

Venezuela is a country divided after opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares himself president. The United States, among other world leaders, backs Guaidó.

Friday, Jan. 25

Bipartisan negotiations with the White House have led to an agreement to temporarily end the government shutdown, funding the government through Feb. 15.