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Nation Apr 21House intel panel to hear from Comey, other top officials on Russia probe
WASHINGTON — Top law enforcement and intelligence officials are expected to testify next week on Capitol Hill about Russian activities to influence the U.S. presidential election. The House intelligence committee said Friday that it had sent letters requesting FBI Director…
Politics Apr 14CIA director calls WikiLeaks a ‘hostile intelligence service’
In his first public remarks, CIA Director Mike Pompeo took a negative tone on the group Trump has praised.
Politics Mar 30WATCH LIVE: Russia draws senators’ focus in hearing on election meddling
Lawmakers heading the Senate intelligence committee focused squarely on Russia as they opened a hearing Thursday on attempts at undermining the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Politics Mar 12House committee wants evidence for Trump’s wiretap claim
The House intelligence committee is asking the Trump administration for evidence that the phones at Trump Tower were tapped during the campaign as its namesake has charged.
Politics Nov 17National director of intelligence submits his resignation
James Clapper has long said he planned to retire at the end of the Obama administration, and he told the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday that he submitted his letter of resignation on Wednesday evening.
Politics Oct 07U.S. accuses Russia of hacking political sites
The U.S. is accusing Russia of hacking political sites, saying it is trying to interfere with the upcoming presidential election.
Nation Sep 15Snowden not a whistleblower, congressional report says
A House intelligence committee report on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he's not a whistleblower and that the vast majority of the documents he stole were military and defense secrets.
Politics Sep 10Election hacks raise fears of Russian influence
Recent hacks of election data systems in at least two states have raised fear among lawmakers and intelligence officials over hackers with Russian ties.
World Aug 10Report offers details about Guantanamo detainees on way out
WASHINGTON — Following a lengthy tug-of-war with Capitol Hill, the Pentagon has given a senator the first-ever, unclassified report detailing the suspected militant backgrounds of more than 100 detainees at or recently released from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo…
Nation Jul 15After 13-year wait, 28 secret pages of 9/11 inquiry released
The chapter of a congressional report about the 9/11 attacks questions the role Saudi nationals played in helping the hijackers.