(CNN)This week, legislators worked to confirm more of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet and administration officials. The President’s team also pushed forward on their Covid-19 relief plans. Meanwhile, former President Donald Trump’s influence still loomed large — this weekend, he will speak at CPAC, his first speech since leaving the White House.
MondayJustice Clarence Thomas reveals some sympathy for Trump’s baseless fraud claimsVirginia lawmakers vote to make state first in South to abolish death penaltyTuesdayManchin announces he will vote to confirm Haaland as Interior secretaryTwo men charged with threatening Michigan public officials over election resultsAdam Kinzinger says he’s glad family letter was released so Americans could see the real divides over TrumpRead MoreWednesdayBiden administration to send 25 million masks to community health centers and food pantriesKey GOP senator critical of Tanden’s past tweets in latest setback for Biden’s pick for budget directorClose ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among those in Capitol mobThursdayTrump’s tax returns and related records turned over to Manhattan district attorneyCapitol Police chief warns militia groups want to ‘blow up the Capitol’ when Biden addresses Congress CPAC conservative conference set to indulge lies about the 2020 electionBig Lie? Big Whoop: Many Republicans on Capitol Hill see little reason to bat down Trump’s election liesFridayMurkowski to meet with Tanden on Monday as confirmation remains on the rocksRepublicans push new restrictive election bills in 43 statesAnd that was the week in 14 headlines.