The U.S. government's annual assessment of worldwide threats, released Tuesday ahead of congressional hearings expected to cover similar territory, charts a broad array of potential dangers anticipated by the intelligence community over the coming year.
By News Desk and Associated Press
President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to lead the intelligence community, Avril Haines, promised Tuesday to “speak truth to power" and keep politics out of intelligence agencies to ensure their work is trusted.
By Associated Press
With Election Day just over two months away, Americans will begin casting ballots in a few weeks. The U.S. intelligence community has already warned of multiple attempts by foreign powers to intervene in the November election. But now comes word…
The final report’s most notable finding singled out Paul Manafort, Trump’s campaign chair in 2016, whose contacts with Russian associates, the report said, posed a “grave counterintelligence threat.”…
By Geoffrey Lou Guray
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The report purposely does not come to a final conclusion, as the other reports did, about whether there is enough evidence that Trump’s campaign coordinated or colluded with Russia to sway the election, leaving its findings open to partisan interpretation.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is taking over a powerful committee in Congress. Republican leaders announced Monday that Rubio will temporarily become chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
In our news wrap Thursday, Sen. Richard Burr stepped down as chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee over allegations of insider trading linked to the pandemic. The North Carolina Republican sold large amounts of stock just before the market crashed.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker, Mike Balsamo, Associated Press
Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., stepped aside as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday after the FBI served a search warrant for his phone as part of an ongoing insider-trading investigation tied to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
A Senate panel is considering Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe's nomination for director of national intelligence, holding the in-person hearing amid President Donald Trump's shakeup of the intelligence community and under drastic new distancing rules to protect Capitol Hill from the…
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