Tim Mak

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Resolutions Set To Limit U.S. Involvement In Yemen

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Senators voted overwhelmingly to move forward on a resolution limiting American involvement in the civil war in Yemen. We discuss the latest in the ongoing U.S. and Saudi fallout.

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Senators Briefed On Killing Of Jamal Khashoggi And Yemen Conflict

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed senators on the investigation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing by Saudis and the conflict in Yemen.

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Angry Senators Say Trump Administration Is Stonewalling Amid Saudi Crisis

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The administration wants to stick by Riyadh, but the Senate looked for ways to punish Saudi Arabia for the role its crown prince is suspected of playing in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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McConnell Vows Congressional Response To 'Abhorrent' Khashoggi Slaying

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

McConnell told reporters that the CIA "basically certified" Saudi involvement at high levels in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi — breaking with President Trump, who said it was unclear.

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Critics Say YouTube Hasn't Done Enough To Crack Down On Extremist Content

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

A year ago, YouTube faced heavy criticism for not taking down extremist content. Since then, the company has revamped its algorithm and hired content moderators. But is the new formula working?

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House Democrats Debate How Aggressive To Be When They Take Over

Monday, November 26, 2018

Democrats are divided over how to use the investigative and oversight powers they'll have when they take the majority in the House in January. Moderates want to play things straight.

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Florida's Recount Is Over, But Worries About A 2020 Election 'Meltdown' Persist

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Florida's recount process was marred by accusations of incompetence, antiquated voting technology and even a ballot design issue that some Democrats believe cost them a Senate seat.

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Florida Recount: GOP Wins Senate And Gubernatorial Elections

Monday, November 19, 2018

GOP Gov. Rick Scott beat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson for the U.S. Senate seat. And in the governor's race, Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis.

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Flake Pledges To Block Committee Votes On Judges — Until Mueller Bill On Senate Floor

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., holds the deciding vote on a narrowly divided Senate Judiciary Committee. There are currently 21 judicial nominees awaiting a vote by the committee.

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