Tim Mak

Tim Mak appears in the following:

News Brief: Barr Refuses To Testify, Venezuela, Julian Assange

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Attorney General Barr is refusing to appear before a hearing scheduled on Thursday before the House Judiciary Committee. Also, an update on unrest in Venezuela and Julian Assange's extradition case.

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Barr Testifies On Capitol Hill About Mueller Report

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Attorney General Barr testifies before the Senate for the first time since the Mueller report's release and a letter that says Barr mischaracterized it. Barr defended his actions at the hearing.

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Barr Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Attorney General Barr testifies for the first time since the Mueller report's release and just after the release of a letter from Robert Mueller to Barr saying that Barr mischaracterized the report.

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Wayne LaPierre Re-Elected As NRA Leader Amid Internal Turmoil And Outside Probe

Monday, April 29, 2019

The gun rights group faces pressure to address allegations of financial mismanagement. The New York attorney general is investigating and the president said it needs to "get its act together quickly."

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New York Attorney General Launches Investigation Into NRA Financial Dealings

Monday, April 29, 2019

New York Attorney General Letitia James launched an investigation into the National Rifle Association's financial dealings, potentially putting its non-profit status at risk.

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NRA Infighting During Convention

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Oliver North is leaving his post as president of the National Rifle Association, in the midst of a struggle within the leadership of the gun rights group.

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As NRA Leadership Fight Spills Into Public, N.Y. Attorney General Opens Investigation

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Attorney General Letitia James' announcement came shortly after the president of the gun rights group, Oliver North, said he would not seek a second term.

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The NRA, Maria Butina And Trump

Saturday, April 27, 2019

On the same day gun rights activist Maria Butina was sentenced to 18 months in prison for acting as an unregistered Russian agent, the president stressed his support for gun rights at an NRA meeting.

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Trump Announces Withdrawal From An International Arms Trade Treaty At NRA Convention

Friday, April 26, 2019

President Trump spoke to the National Rifle Association on Friday in Indianapolis. His speech comes at a time of division within the NRA and political mobilization of gun control advocates.

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House Judiciary Chairman Issues Subpoena For Full, Unredacted Mueller Report

Friday, April 19, 2019

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on Friday subpoenaed the Department of Justice for the full Mueller report without redactions and the underlying documents. He set a May 1 deadline.

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Questions Remain After Redacted Mueller Report Is Released

Friday, April 19, 2019

The special counsel's report has left many questions unanswered. So where do voters and Congress go from here? The report affirms numerous news media accounts of conduct within the White House.

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What The Mueller Report Says About The Trump Campaign's Russian Contacts

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Mueller report concludes that the Trump campaign didn't criminally conspire with Russia during the 2016 election, but there were plenty of contacts between people in Trump's orbit and Russians.

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Whistleblower Protections Key Tool To Investigators Probing Waste And Abuse Of Power

Saturday, April 13, 2019

The independent agency that provides legal protections to individuals revealing government waste or wrongdoing reports an uptick in those coming forward in recent years.

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Whistleblower Protection Act Has Earned Bipartisan Support In The Last 30 Years

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The law providing legal protection for whistleblowers passed 30 years ago and lawmakers from both parties agree those willing to come forward to report abuse or misdeeds are needed for accountability.

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How President Trump's Angry Tweets Can Ripple Across Social Media

Thursday, April 11, 2019

When Trump posts a mean tweet, how does it make its way across social media into the American consciousness? Researchers crunched the numbers to see if his negative tweets were shared more often.

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House Judiciary Approves Subpoena For Full Mueller Report In Party-Line Vote

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Attorney General William Barr plans to give Congress the Mueller report in mid-April, but with some redactions. Democrats insist they should get the full report and the fight could end up in court.

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Whistleblower Says White House Overturned 25 Denied Security Clearances

Monday, April 01, 2019

More than two dozen people, including two current senior officials, received security clearances after their initial denials were overturned by other top officials.

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Democrats Demand Full Mueller Report, Lay Out Argument For Continued Investigations

Thursday, March 28, 2019

House Democratic committee chairs set an April 2 deadline for Attorney General Barr to give Congress the full Mueller report. Committee aides won't say if they will subpoena it if DOJ doesn't comply.

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Kushner Used Private Email To Conduct Official Business, House Committee Says

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is investigating alleged violations of federal records laws. Jared Kushner's lawyer disputes some of Cummings' assertions about what he told the committee.

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Committee Probe Of Trump Organization Could Derail Infrastructure Talks

Friday, March 15, 2019

President Trump and congressional leaders name infrastructure as one area where they think they can reach a bipartisan deal. But the committee working on a plan is also investigating the president.

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