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Jan 17 2015
President Obama said Friday that the United States and Britain have pledged new cooperation to bolster cybersecurity and an intensified effort against the Islamic State as the two nations work to confront a mounting threat from violent extremists across the globe in the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris.
“This phenomenon of violent extremism — the ideology, the networks, the capacityNew York Times (News)
Jan 29 2021
With growing pressure to address the economic fallout of the pandemic, early hopes for bipartisan compromise are already dimming. Democrats say they simply can’t afford to waste time working toward a deal that’s unlikely to happen.
Sen. Rob Portman, an Ohio Republican, professes himself to have been “very pleased” with what President Joe Biden said in his inauguration address aboutChristian Science Monitor
Mar 03 2020
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - National security professionals from across the U.S. government will meet on Tuesday in a Northern Virginia office building for an unprecedented monitoring effort to counter cyberattacks and foreign disinformation aimed at Super Tuesday presidential primaries.
Since U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 election - allegationsReuters
Feb 20 2013
Tuesday's report detailing hacking activities by the Chinese government against U.S. targets all but confirmed what everyone suspected: the Chinese, along with other nations and groups, are gathering information that could disrupt the operation of critical infrastructure in this country, including power plants, chemical factories and air-traffic control systems. To be clear, the report from U.CNN (Online News)
Feb 23 2022
Perspectives BlogFrom the Center
Special Counsel John Durham was appointed in 2019 to uncover any potential wrongdoing by government officials investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. More than two years in, developments from Durham’s probe continue to lead to media bias and a divide over Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
One of three people indicted by Durham since the start of hisAntonio Ferme
Dec 01 2020
In his first interview since Election Day, President Donald Trump recapped baseless, false and misleading claims he has made before of a “rigged” election.
Trump spoke by phone with Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo on Nov. 29. In the interview, Trump went so far as to suggest the Department of Justice might be part of some grand conspiracy. “This is total fraud. And how the FBI and DepartmentFactCheck.org
Nov 30 2020
Fired director of U.S. cyber agency Chris Krebs explains why President Trump's claims of election interference are false
Though the transition has begun, President Trump remains largely holed up in the White House tweeting false accusations of a rigged election from behind a crumbling wall of lawsuits. No legal challenge, no recount, no audit has changed the outcome in any state. Mr. Trump's claim that millions of votes were deleted or switched is denied by the official he chose to secure the nation's electionCBS News (Online)
Feb 23 2019
Georgia voters could soon get new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot under fast-moving legislation approved Thursday by a House subcommittee and then by the full committee.
The full committee vote split 13 to 6 along party lines, with Republicans in support.
Nearly seven hours of public testimony preceding the votes was at times raucous, with aDaily Mail
Nov 18 2020
President Donald Trump has fired Christopher Krebs, Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security, for what Trump called inaccurate statements on the security of the 2020 presidential election.
The firing came after Krebs' agency last week released a statement calling the 2020 election "the most secure in election history."BBC News Washington Post Fox News (Online News)
May 10 2021
President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order strengthening cybersecurity for federal agencies and contractors after last week's hacking of the Colonial Pipeline, the nation's largest refined pipeline system . The U.S. government and Colonial Pipeline are working to secure the network as a shutdown to halt a ransomware cyberattack entered a fourth day.
Some officials andWall Street Journal (News) New York Times (News) Washington Examiner