Senate Intelligence Committee

Historian: Americans are right to wonder if the Great Experiment has failed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Americans are right to wonder if, at long last, what George Washington called the Great Experiment has failed, and that our founders have lost their extraordinary wager that regular people could govern themselves better than a few rich men could.<p>Consider that in his disastrous press …

Opinion

Trump Has Been Set Up, Framed And Relentlessly Persecuted By The American Intelligence Community

8:17 PM 07/19/2018<p>The frenzied furor and fomented outrage over President Donald Trump’s reluctance to express blind trust for our “intelligence …

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Disappointing photos show what 9 supposedly-glamorous jobs look like in real life

Glamorous jobs might seem enticing, but, at the end of the day, work is work.<p>And sometimes, jobs that sound especially fancy or thrilling turn out to have a less-than-luxurious side. Many have hidden tradeoffs, at the very least.<p>Here's a look at the reality of certain glam-sounding jobs:

Business

He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He's Worried About An Information Apocalypse.

<b>In mid-2016</b>, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an …

Artificial Intelligence

OPINION | Continuing collusion evident in what Trump did not say

WASHINGTON – America’s child president had a playdate with a KGB alumnus, who surely enjoyed providing daycare. It was a useful, because …

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Trump’s interpreter could be grilled by Congress’s Gang of Eight about his chat with Putin

Several members of the Gang of Eight, a group of US Congress members who are sworn to secrecy on intelligence matters, want to know more about what Donald Trump discussed with Vladimir Putin. One way to find out: Summoning Trump’s interpreter to testify to the group.<p>Marina Gross, a veteran State …

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The 13 scariest reactions to Trump's disastrous Russia summit, ranked

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the 96 hours since President Donald Trump sought to blame both sides for Russia's interference in the 2016 election -- and cast doubt on whether Russia was actually responsible for the meddling at all -- reactions from top congressional leaders and top intelligence officials (former and …

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CIA’s "Queen Of Torture" Married To Former CIA Official Who Urges War Between Sunnis And Shiites

Alfreda was also a key player in the CIA’s imprisonment of a man whom agency officials knew to be innocent, an incident that has been widely …

Osama Bin Laden

DHS Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen Won’t Say Putin Wanted Trump to Win

Appearing Thursday in Aspen, Nielsen appeared to depart from both the Intelligence Community’s assessments and the words of Vladimir Putin …

Politics

Cal Thomas: The bold move Trump can make to get to bottom of Russian 'meddling' in 2016 election

Did President Trump bungle the moment in Helsinki by casting doubt on American intelligence findings that Russian agents “meddled” in the 2016 election? His critics, including some Republicans, say so — and on Tuesday, Trump said he had misspoken when he expressed doubt about Russian culpability — …

Opinion

Confessed al-Qaida terrorist to Army judge: Guantánamo war court‘s a ‘covfefe’

A confessed al-Qaida terrorist turned U.S. government informant who is awaiting sentencing at Guantánamo complained to a war court judge this week of …

Criminal Sentencing

Senate Unanimously Rejects Idea of Allowing Russia to Question U.S. Diplomats

The Senate unanimously voted to reject Russian President Vladimir Putin’s proposal to put American diplomats up for questioning by Russian …

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Again With the Russians

American political candidates are again being targeted, a Microsoft executive said Thursday, by the Russian intelligence agency formerly known as the …

Cybersecurity

Lankford: Come on, "no way" are we turning a US diplomat over to Putin's security forces

Well, you’d <i>hope</i> not, but then again you’d hope that the White House would have made the absurdity of the request clear immediately, too. Instead, …

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Appeals court hears Florida lawsuit seeking FBI 9/11 records

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida online publication asked a federal appeals court Thursday to order a trial be held on its Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking FBI documents that may reveal a U.S.-based support network for the 9/11 hijackers.<p>The case heard before the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals …

Florida

There must be a reckoning

President Trump committed yet another grotesque violation of the Constitution on his recent trip to Scotland, when he used nearly $70,000 in public …

U.S. Politics

Intelligence Chief: N. Korea Not Likely to Denuclearize in a Year

U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Thursday it was technically possible for North Korea to eliminate its nuclear weapons program …

North Korea

Three Top FBI Cybersecurity Officials to Retire

Departures come as U.S. faces threat of cyberattacks<p>Three of the top cybersecurity officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation are retiring from government service, according to people familiar with the matter—departures that come as cyberattacks are a major concern for the country’s security …

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The Briefing: 'The swamp' grows darker

WASHINGTON – You probably missed it amid the tempest over President Trump's meeting with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin, but "the swamp" Trump …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Senate panel narrowly approves Trump IRS nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Senate Finance Committee approved President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday, despite Democratic opposition driven by a new Trump tax policy that protects "dark money" political donors.<p>The panel voted 14-13 …

Politics

Trump Must Press Putin to 'Tear Down This Wall'

As readers of my columns know, I have been generally supportive of President Trump’s policies since his election. I agree with him on reducing …

Conservative View

Menendez moves to toughen Russia sanctions after blasting Trump's 'willful paralysis' to Putin

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said President Donald Trump "spouted taking points that read like they're straight from the Kremlin." Watch videoWASHINGTON …

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Senate Intel Had Asked For Financial Documents On The Russian Gun Rights Activist

The top congressional committee investigating Russian election interference had been probing the finances of a 29-year-old Russian gun rights …

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James Comey's cheerleading for Democrats plays into Trump's hands

If President Trump was colluding with or compromised by Russian President Vladimir Putin, how would his behavior be any different?<p>So it has been …

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Senate GOP attempts to wave Trump off second Putin summit

Senate Republicans are attempting to dissuade President TrumpDonald John TrumpIran claims it rejected Trump meeting requests 8 times ESPY host jokes …

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Beyond Any Treasonable Doubt — Isn't the President There Yet?

The following collage of more and less hysterical reactions to President Trump’s embrace of President Putin includes cries of “Treason!” without any …

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Don Jr. Is Ready To Fight With You On The Internet

Carlo Allegri / Reuters<p>Donald Trump Jr. is frustrated, and like his father, he’s airing out his anger on Twitter — a lot.<p>About 250 times in just the …

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Russian Intelligence Officers Have Been Indicted For Hacking Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign

The charges come as Trump will meet face-to-face with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland on Monday. Trump has in the past defended Russia …

Hillary Clinton

A Former Senior Senate Intelligence Committee Staffer Has Been Charged With Lying About Contacts With Reporters

A former senior staffer on the Senate Intelligence Committee has been charged with lying to the FBI about his contacts with reporters, according to …

Corruption

Senate Committee Looks To Revive Cold-War Era Body To Catch Russian Spies

WASHINGTON — Congress is pushing the White House to revive a Cold War-era committee to crack down on Russian spies, underscoring just how uneasy …

Cold War