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Emily Tamkin is the New Statesman’s US editor
As well as beating Covid-19, the president’s task is to define the “unity” of which he spoke in his inaugural address.
The new US president has much more to do than can be achieved with a simple swipe of a pen.
World leaders responded warmly as the new US president declared that democracy had prevailed.
The US faces a crisis of reputation on the world stage and of democracy at home. The burden now falls on the new president to rebuild his nation.
The US president has made clear that pardon power undermines equal justice under the law.
The party of Trump is angry, and their rage will only intensify in the build-up to Joe Biden's inauguration.
The conviction of Trump would require Republican Senators to decide that they’re no longer afraid of his supporters.
Our US editor on why tensions between India and China will escalate and how Amazon and the EU are heading for a clash.
Before Americans put this week's anger to rest, those who stoked it should be held to account.
Order has been restored to Washington, DC after an assault by a pro-Trump mob, but many rioters evaded arrest.