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Jul 10 2020
A West Virginia postman admitted altering absentee-ballot requests and is facing prison time, federal officials announced Thursday.
Thomas Cooper, 47, of Dry Fork pleaded guilty to one count each of election fraud and mail tampering, according to a Justice Department statement.
According to the criminal complaint, eight requests had been altered and five of them had the partyWashington Times
Sep 10 2020
Senior DHS official alleges in whistleblower complaint that he was told to stop providing intelligence analysis on threat of Russian interference
A senior Department of Homeland Security official alleges that he was told to stop providing intelligence reports on the threat of Russian interference in the 2020 election, in part because it “made the President look bad,” an instruction he believed would jeopardize national security.
The official, Brian Murphy, who until recently was in charge of intelligence and analysis at DHS, saidWashington Post
Nov 20 2020
‘All in’ climate diplomacy: How a Biden-Harris administration can leverage city, state, business, and community climate action
As the U.S. federal government reengages with international climate policy, it should not retire the groundswell of city, state, business, and community climate action that has held the line for the last four years, but incorporate it into a reinvigorated “all in” climate diplomacy. Specifically, the Biden-Harris administration should:
Leverage climate action across all of society toBrookings Institution
Feb 19 2020
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump praised Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday, brushing aside earlier criticism in which Barr asserted the president's Twitter posts on criminal cases were making it "impossible for me to do my job."
"I do make his job harder. I do agree with that," Trump told reporters at Joint Base Andrews, where the president was preparing to fly to CaliforniaUSA TODAY
Apr 07 2021
The congressman was at the time under investigation over whether he violated sex trafficking laws, though it was unclear what he knew of the inquiry.
Representative Matt Gaetz, Republican of Florida, was one of President Donald J. Trump’s most vocal allies during his term, publicly pledging loyalty and even signing a letter nominating the president for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Sep 23 2020
White House aides improperly intervened to prevent a manuscript by President Trump’s former national security adviser John R. Bolton from becoming public, a career official said in a letter filed in court on Wednesday, accusing them of making false assertions and trying to coerce her to join their efforts, and suggesting that they retaliated when she refused.
In an extraordinary 18-pageNew York Times (News)
Aug 11 2020
Attorney General William P. Barr moved to drop the criminal case against President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn because of “undisclosed” information, a Justice Department lawyer said Tuesday.
Appearing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District Columbia Circuit, Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall said the decision to abandon the Flynn prosecution wasWashington Times
Dec 20 2019
Exclusive: Monica Crowley Vindicated by Columbia University After Fake Plagiarism Accusations from CNN, Establishment Media
Treasury Department Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs Monica Crowley has been vindicated by Columbia University after a years-long investigation ultimately concluded she did not plagiarize her thesis, despite allegations by CNN and other establishment media outlets that she did.
Crowley, now the Treasury Department’s top spokeswoman but previously a Fox News contributor, had beenBreitbart News
Feb 17 2020
Top Trump administration officials are in discussions to reassign deputy national security adviser Victoria Coates to the Department of Energy from the National Security Council, per two sources familiar with the planning.
Why it matters: Coates' working relationship with National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien, who elevated her to the deputy role only months ago, has strained amid anAxios
Apr 08 2020
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to report racial data in updates on the coronavirus outbreak after figures reported by certain states and counties showed black Americans are disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
The group sent a letter to the CDC on Tuesday requesting the data after sending a separate letterThe Hill