Tim Mak

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Senate Panel Launches Bipartisan Probe Into Think Tank Linked To Butina, Torshin

Friday, February 15, 2019

Leaders of the Senate Finance Committee sent letters to the Center for Public Interest, the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department asking for information about meetings with Russians in 2015.


NRA Facing Most Formidable Opposition Yet, A Year After Parkland

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The gun rights group says it has more dues-paying members than any other grassroots organization, but shifting power in Congress and changing public opinions on gun laws may present challenges.


A Better-Funded Movement Is Growing To Counter The NRA

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

In the year since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the NRA's influence is changing. And, the groups political spending is down.


Trump Ally Tries To Remove Parkland Fathers From Gun Violence Hearing

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz called for the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee to eject two fathers of gun violence victims from a hearing after they interrupted his remarks from the audience.


GOP-Led Senate Rebukes President Trump Over Syria Policy

Friday, February 01, 2019

The Senate rebukes Trump on foreign policy by voting for a measure opposing efforts to withdraw troops from Syria. Foreign policy is one area where Republicans aren't afraid to stand up to him.


Senate Republicans Rebuke President On Syria And Afghanistan Policy

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's amendment opposing a "precipitous withdrawal" from Syria was backed by many GOP senators who disagree with the president's foreign policy.


Spy Boss Coats Warns That Russia, Others Plot New Interference Techniques For 2020

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The director of national intelligence also told a Senate panel that the threat of Chinese espionage will continue to be the biggest strategic challenge to the United States.


Hispanic-Owned Beer Company Brews Resistance To Trump Presidency

Saturday, January 26, 2019

A onetime supplier to Donald Trump's Chicago tower is now distributing "resistance beer" to support causes the brewer feels have been harmed by the administration's actions.


Who Is Roger Stone?

Friday, January 25, 2019

Roger Stone's relationship with President Trump goes back long before the 2016 presidential campaign. His time in politics, as a self-described "dirty trickster" grew out of the Nixon campaign.


House Oversight Panel Launches Inquiry Into White House Security Clearances

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the committee's chairman, said the White House appeared "to have disregarded established procedures for safeguarding classified information" — and he wants to know more.


Congress May Soon Impose New Regulations On Facebook

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Political forces on the left are joining their voices to those of conservative politicians in seeking regulations over social media giant Facebook.


RNC Members Want To Block A Primary Challenge To Trump, But The Rules May Stop Them

Friday, January 04, 2019

Some GOP activists are eager to stop party rivals from taking on — and possibly weakening — President Trump. But it appears to be too late to make changes for 2020.


Bernie Sanders Responds To Allegations Of Sexism, Harassment By Aides During 2016 Race

Thursday, January 03, 2019

"We will do better next time," the U.S. senator from Vermont and former presidential candidate said. As Sanders considers whether to run in 2020, new allegations from his 2016 campaign have emerged.


Troll Factory Contributes To Russia's Worldwide Interference

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Russia's disinformation campaign has gotten a lot of attention in the U.S., but it isn't just an American phenomenon. Two-thirds of the tweets posted by Russia's "troll farm" aren't even in English.


Former FBI Director James Comey Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

Friday, December 07, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey testified behind closed doors Friday at the request of House Republicans investigating the bureau's handling of the investigation into the Clinton matter.


News Brief: Mueller's Deadlines, Bolton On China, Yellow Vest Protests

Friday, December 07, 2018

Robert Mueller faces 2 deadlines regarding ex-Trump associates. Tensions continue after the U.S. requested the arrest of a Chinese executive. France's yellow vest movement demands more concessions.


Flynn Met With DOJ Lawyers 19 Times, Mueller's Team Says

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller say former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn has provided substantial help to investigators and deserves leniency in sentencing.


News Brief: Prosecutors' Flynn Memo, Bush Funeral, CBS' Moonves Probe

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn should not get jail time, feds say. President George H.W. Bush is mourned in Washington. And Les Moonves misled investigators, according to a CBS report.


CIA Director Briefs Senators On Killing Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed key senators on Capitol Hill on the Jamal Khashoggi killing and whether the CIA points the finger at Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.


News Brief: G20, Saudi Arabia Investigation And Afghanistan Update

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Republican and Democrat Senators defied the President by moving forward a resolution to end US involvement in the war in Yemen. Also, Trump heads to the G20 in Buenos Aires.