Tim Mak

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$2 Trillion Coronavirus Package Has Built-In Accountability Steps

Friday, March 27, 2020

The House votes Friday on the $2 trillion coronavirus economic relief package. The bill creates an accountability committee to conduct investigations and audits of where the funds are being used.


Sen. Richard Burr Faces Lawsuit Over Timing Of Stock Sale

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A lawsuit has been filed accusing Sen. Burr of improperly profiting from insider knowledge. Legislation is being introduced in the House that would ban lawmakers from trading any individual stocks.


Sen. Richard Burr Calls For Senate Ethics Committee To Review His Finances

Friday, March 20, 2020

A day after NPR reporting led to further reporting on possible financial impropriety, Sen. Richard Burr called for the Senate Ethics Committee to conduct a complete review — of himself.


ProPublica: Sen. Burr Dumped Stock After Calming Public About Coronavirus

Friday, March 20, 2020

Sen. Richard Burr warned some constituents to prepare for COVID-19's dire effects, according to a recording obtained by NPR. ProPublica reports Burr unloaded stock before the market volatility.


Senate Intel Chair Sounded Coronavirus Alarm Weeks Ago In Private Meeting

Thursday, March 19, 2020

In a secret recording, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr issued a dire warning about the coronavirus to a private audience three weeks ago. He has not been so frank in public.


Weeks Before Virus Panic, Intelligence Chairman Privately Raised Alarm, Sold Stocks

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Sen. Richard Burr issued a warning at a private event weeks ago to prepare for dire effects from the coronavirus, going further than his more public comments, according to a recording obtained by NPR.


Tech Companies Aim To Stop COVID-19 Disinformation

Monday, March 16, 2020

The Coronavirus is not just a medical epidemic. The World Health Organization says fake news about the virus is spreading faster than the disease. Tech companies attempting to control disinformation.


Syrian Defector To Testify Before Senate Panel About Regime's Atrocities

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

An ex-Syrian military photographer code named Ceasar is to testify Wednesday before a U.S. Senate panel. He'll present evidence he smuggled out of Syria that he says documents Assad regime atrocities.


How Russia Is Trying To Boost Bernie Sanders' Campaign

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Sen. Sanders says he was briefed by the intelligence community about Russia's efforts to aid his campaign, which has gotten more positive support from Russian media than other Democratic candidates.


Former Prisoner Recalls Sanders Saying, 'I Don't Know What's So Wrong' With Cuba

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Alan Gross, an American who was detained in a Cuban prison for several years, tells NPR that Sen. Bernie Sanders visited him in detention and remarked he didn't understand why others criticized Cuba.


It Appears Republican Probe Of Hunter Biden Is Heating Up

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The Senate acquitted President Trump in an impeachment trial, but two Senate GOP chairmen are investigating Hunter Biden, son of former vice president Joe Biden, related to his work in Ukraine.


Senate Impeachment Trial Status: Closing Arguments Up Next

Monday, February 03, 2020

Closing arguments will be delivered Monday in President Trump's impeachment trial. There's little doubt that the Senate will vote on Wednesday to acquit him on two articles of impeachment.


President Trump Acquittal Likely

Saturday, February 01, 2020

The U.S. Senate voted 51-49 against calling witnesses in President Trump's impeachment trial.


Vote To Call Additional Witnesses Fails, Signaling Endgame Of Impeachment Trial

Friday, January 31, 2020

As the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump enters a final phase, the focus is on how long debate will last before a vote to acquit or remove Trump is expected.


Impeachment Trial Shifts To Questions Phase, With Witnesses Issue Looming

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Senators have 16 hours over two days to submit questions to the impeachment managers and the White House defense team, as the issue about whether or not witnesses will be called looms over the trial.


Impeachment Trial Review: Trump Team Continues President's Defense

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

White House lawyers spent their first full day defending President Trump in his impeachment trial. They accused the Democratic House managers of wanting the Senate to redo their investigation.


The Impeachment Defense From Trump's Legal Team

Saturday, January 25, 2020

President Trump's legal team launched their defense on Saturday. White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said the team does not intend to use the full 24 hours of speaking time allotted to it.


Impeachment Trial Finds House Managers Beginning To Make Their Case

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Day 2 of the Senate impeachment trial began with opening arguments from Democratic House managers, led by Rep. Adam Schiff, presenting their case to convict President Trump.


Impeachment Trial Begins With Procedural Debate Divided By Party Lines

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

When the Senate impeachment trial began Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans sparred over the rules that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced for how the process would work.


Impeachment Set To Move To The Senate Next Week

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reveals the prosecution team for the Senate impeachment trial, and the House votes to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate for the trial to begin on Tuesday.