Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner, the top Republican and Democrat on the intelligence committee, said they were disappointed by the Flynn rejection, but will “vigorously pursue” his testimony and documents related to the investigation.
“There is no olive branch or an open door for compromise,” Julie Samuels, executive director of Engine, an advocacy organization for tech startups and entrepreneurs, tells Newsweek. “This bill will unequivocally break encryption.”
The free trade deal faces objections from many sources in Congress, including Republicans worried about the impact on their home industries.
A court decision Thursday that declared the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of telephone metadata to be illegal revealed a sharp split among several Republican presidential hopefuls over the scope of the surveillance.
Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) picked an incredibly inopportune time to bungle his political attack against the Department of Veterans Affairs, when he lashed out at veterans organizations over Memorial Day weekend. In an “Open Letter to America’s Veterans,” Burr demonstrated a distinct lack of respect for military veterans, choosing not to thank them for their service, but rather […]
By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s pick to take over the administration of his signature health law drew support Thursday from several Republicans in her first appearance before a congressional committee, signaling her likely confirmation to head the Department of Health and Human Services. “Regardless of my objections to Obamacare, […]