Democrats denounced the Trump administration’s seizure of lawmakers’ data as an abuse of power and called on Republicans to back the congressional inquiry.
Apple, under fire for turning over the data of two lawmakers to the Trump Justice Dept., said it did so unknowingly, while Google fought a request for New York Times data because it related to a corporate client.
The Justice Department seized records from Apple for metadata of House Intelligence Committee members, their aides and family members.
Agency officials say they are analyzing information, not collecting intelligence on Americans.
The president-elect will have to assure American national security in ways that will require pushing back on the Kremlin at times and, at others, seeking Russian cooperation.
Having raised over $40 million this election cycle, the California Democrat is weighing his next moves, including the possibility of a Biden administration post, a Senate run or even House leadership.
The arrival of the new officials has prompted concerns. Their backgrounds offer insights into their policies.
A politically incorrect administration might have succeeded where this one failed.
Separate studies by Democrats and Republicans reached a similar conclusion: More resources are needed to compete with Beijing.
The former head of the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence division has accused three senior leaders of warping the agency around President Trump’s rhetoric.
Congress needs to understand about foreign election meddling, too.
The bank will examine a 2013 transaction between the banker, Rosemary Vrablic, and a company part-owned by Jared Kushner.
The Defense Department’s top intelligence official said that he had not been ordered to conduct surveillance on citizens, and that he supported their right to demonstrate peacefully.
Lawmakers compromised on an ambiguously worded amendment that narrows a failed but popular Senate proposal.