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Congress demands info about reenlistment bonus scandal

A powerful Congressional committee asked the California National Guard on Tuesday to turn over all documents related to a growing reenlistment bonus scandal which has outraged veterans and their supporters. SEE ALSO: New report reveals...Show More Summary

DOJ Proposes Citizens Advisory Commission in North Charleston, S.C.

Seeking to improve relationships between the community and police, a proposal for a citizen’s advisory committee will be presented to North Charleston next month. The U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Office will present the proposal for the North Charleston Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Community/Police Relations Nov. Show More Summary

Big donors to RNC: Cut ties with Trump

Republican money people want out. To an elite group of Republican contributors who have donated millions of dollars to the party’s candidates and committees in recent years, the cascade of revelations related to Mr. Trump’s sexual conduct is grounds for the committee to cut ties with the party’s beleaguered standard-bearer, finally and fully. “At some [...]

Georgia’s good-ol-boy network is NOT a meritocracy

“Hillary will do for gender relations what Obama did for race relations,” Randy Evans, a prominent lawyer and a Republican National Committee member from Georgia, predicted…

GOP Senator Would Have Started War with Russia

Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told Georgia Public Radio that the United States “should really have physically gone in” to Ukraine after it was invaded by Russia because of Washington’s NATO commitments. Said [...] The post GOP Senator Would Have Started War with Russia appeared first on Political Wire.

Deputy Sec of State Can’t Answer When Asked What Obama Admin’s Plan For Syria Is

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

When asked about a vague plan for Syria often cited by administration officials, Deputy Secretary Of State Anthony Blinken was unable to tell the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Thursday what was even in the plan.

Russia could make ‘cautious’ return to PACE – new head of Duma International Relations Committee

4 weeks agoLocal Interest / Russia : RT

MP Leonid Slutsky, who is poised to head the International Relations Committee in the new State Duma, has approved the gradual return of Russia to the European parliamentary assembly (PACE), once the body stops its policy of “discrimination” against Moscow. Read Full Article at

House Oversight Committee Orders Reddit To Preserve "Oh Shit" Guy's Posts

The House Oversight Committee, chaired by Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), has issued a preservation order to Reddit related to all threads posted by Hillary's tech guy from Platte River Networks, Paul Combetta (aka the "Oh Shit" guy). The preservation...Show More Summary

Previewing This Week’s Fed Meetings–and All the Fuss

Alice M. Rivlin: The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee meets this week amid a frenzy of speculation in financial news and related media. But why all the fuss?

Weekend catch-up: Cameron chastised, Chinese relations, Clinton's pneumonia, and more

Wednesday saw the release of the UK's Foreign Affairs Select Committee report into the Libyan intervention in 2011. The damning report noted that 'through his decision making in the National Security Council, former Prime Minister David Cameron was ultimately responsible for the failure to develop a coherent Libya strategy'. Show More Summary

Impeachment vote averted by promise of IRS commissioner’s testimony

Koskinen is expected to appear next week before the House Judiciary Committee, which is examining impeachment articles related to the destruction of emails subpoenaed by Congress.

Chairman Conaway on Farm Policy and Food Prices, Related ERS Update

Recall that over the weekend, Senate Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R., Kans.) and House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R., Tex.) discussed a variety of current issues impacting the U.S. agricultural economy and farm policy at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. In particular, before embarking on changes to federal agricultural policies, Chairman Conaway […]

Keith Vaz now faces a fresh allegation about his contentious links to prostitution

The scandal involving Labour's Keith Vaz does not look like going away anytime soon as the MP faces new allegations relating to past links with a brothel owner. Vaz, who resigned as Home Affairs Committee chair last week after a Daily...Show More Summary

Ryan Lochte Finally Receives His Official Punishment From The U.S. Olympic Committee!

Ryan Lochte is finally facing the music! Almost a month after Ryan caused international mayhem for lying about a robbery in Rio, the U.S. Olympic Committee handed down an official punishment for the scandal. Related: Ryan Apologizes! Per a TMZ report, a decision was reached to suspend Lochte for TEN MONTHS after a long debate between committee members. [...]

Sen. Bob Corker, given nine chances to express a shred of confidence in Trump, comes up empty

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

GOP Sen. Bob Corker, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, had a very rough go on MSNBC's Morning Joe Wednesday when he repeatedly had the chance to express any confidence whatsoever in Donald Trump’s ability to serve as commander in chief. Show More Summary

Top GOP Senator Can't Say If He's Confident In Trump's Foreign Policy

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, declined repeatedly on Wednesday to say whether he had confidence in Donald Trump’s foreign policy proposals. During an interview on MSNBC’s “MorningShow More Summary

Investigation Clears Tokyo 2020 Bid Of Bribery Claims

By Loretta Race on SwimSwam The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) released a report today clearing the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Bid Committee of any and all charges related to an alleged bribery scheme. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Investigation Clears Tokyo 2020 Bid Of Bribery Claims

House Committee requests EpiPen documents from Mylan

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

U.S. representatives Jason Chaffetz and Elijah Cummings of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform sent a letter to Mylan NV Chief Executive Heather Bresch on Monday asking for documents and communications related to the fast-increasing price of allergy auto-injector EpiPens. Mylan...

Kenyan Olympic officials subjects of criminal investigation

Three senior Kenyan Olympic committee officials are the subjects of a criminal investigation relating to alleged theft and abuse of office during the Rio de Janeiro Games        

Microsoft joining China's cybersecurity council paves the way for better relations between the two largest internet markets (MSFT, CSCO)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. China is allowing foreign technology companies to join a key government committee in an effort to ease...Show More Summary

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