Donald Trump led standing ovations for his former opponent Hillary Clinton saying it was an "honor" that she attended the inaugural lunch.
William Barr, who served as attorney general in the 1990s under President George H.W. Bush, has been nominated to take on the post again. The conservative lawyer will now lead the department overseeing the Russia probe.
The former reporter spent the last year and a half as the spokesperson for the US State Department. If confirmed, she would replace the outgoing Nikki Haley, who said she would leave the position at the end of the year.
George H.W. Bush would not fit in today's Republican Party, former senior White House aide Philip Zelikow told DW. He also detailed why Bush was underappreciated and what the former president admired about Germany.
The US Senate vote sent a rebuke to President Trump who has repeatedly shown support for the Saudi-led regime. The Senate also approved a resolution blaming the Saudi Crown Prince for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death.
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