A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts with reporters.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Last week marked the anniversary of the Mueller investigation, and the GOP-led Senate Intelligence Committee found that Russia tried to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. The committee did not refute a report by The New York Times that emissaries…
By PBS NewsHour
Gina Haspel couldn't talk about her work for three decades. On Wednesday, she had to defend it. Haspel, who played pivotal roles in the agency's most controversial recent actions in the years after 9/11, promised to never restart brutal interrogation…
The majority of Gina Haspel’s 33-year career at the agency has been spent in the Directorate of Operations, helping oversee clandestine spying efforts around the world.
By Jessica Yarvin
By Christina A. Cassidy, Mary Clare Jalonick and Chad Day, Associated Press
The committee is recommending that states make sure voting machines have paper audit trails and aren't capable of being connected to the internet. Senators also are pushing for better communication among the various U.S. intelligence agencies and federal, state and…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Richard Burr, R-N.C., and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the panel, are scheduled to speak at 12:15 p.m. ET. Watch live here.
Leaders of the American intelligence agencies sounded a series of alarms at a Senate Intelligence hearing on Tuesday about Russian election meddling and breakdowns in the White House security clearance process. The resignation of a top aide over domestic abuse…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied a report that he almost resigned over the summer. NBC News reported that Tillerson was close to quitting after President Trump’s politicized speech to the Boy Scouts of America.
By Associated Press
Social media company Twitter says it took action to suspend about two dozen accounts that were linked to fake, Russia-tied Facebook accounts were pushing divisive social and political issues during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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