Jeff Sessions has been confirmed as attorney general by the U.S. Senate.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the U.S. may require travelers from the seven majority-Muslim countries cited in President Trump’s executive order to hand over their passwords to Facebook and other social media sites before entering the U.S.
“President Trump has sent a letter to his Chinese counterpart saying he looked forward to developing a ‘constructive relationship’ with Beijing, the latest in a series of conciliatory signals by the new administration after months of heated rhetoric aimed at America’s largest trading partner.”
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has renounced his U.S. citizenship.
Today’s massive snowstorm in the northeast has already snarled traffic, closed schools, and resulted in thousands of canceled flights.