The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
- Cybersecurity czar: White House must compromise with Congress on surveillance.
- Deal to bolster gun background checks is reached by Senators
- Taxpayers pay legal bill to protect Trump business profits
- Jeff Sessions Gives In and Sends Federal Funds to Sanctuary Cities
- FCC chairman confirms net neutrality repeal plan
The Trump administration is admitting it will likely have to compromise in the debate over privacy versus security. — USA Today, 11/15
In a landmark bipartisan effort, a group of senators introduced a bill that would improve background checks for gun buyers. — New York Times, 11/16
It looks like taxpayers are footing some of the bill to defend President Donald Trump’s ownership of some private businesses. — USA Today, 11/15
Attorney General Jeff Sessions awarded grants to 36 jurisdictions the DOJ found noncompliant with immigration authorities. — Mother Jones, 11/20
The chair of the Federal Communications Commission revealed his plans to dismantle Obama-era regulations on internet service providers. — Politico, 11/21