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Democratic Senators Pushing Obama to Declassify Additional Info Related To Russian Hacking

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

In a letter sent by the Democratic members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, President Barack Obama was asked to provide additional information over Russia's purported interference in the latest election.

Top contender to be Trump’s secretary of state needles Mitt Romney as drama reaches fever pitch

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Corker seemed to needle former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney following the Tennessee Republican's meeting with President-elect Donald Trump Tuesday. Corker, long considered a...Show More Summary

Trump victory paves way for Russia-US coalition in Syria – top Russian senator

The head of the Upper House committee for international relations has said that Russia and the US could form a single anti-terrorist coalition in Syria once US leadership reconsiders its priorities and stops meddling in the internal affairs of foreign nations. Read Full Article at

Dáil’s Committee to test the boundaries of Parliamentary privilege over Daly case

2 weeks agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

This is one to keep an eye on, not least because of how it relates to a matter that’s already a matter of controversy, ie Dail Privilege. Clare Daly used her privilege to express annoyance that a circuit court judge treated her in court, claiming she’d been singled out because she was a TD. In more...

How might Trump solve the crisis in Syria?

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman and possible pick to be the next secretary of state, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), talks about how he thinks President...

Senate Foreign Relations Chair Says Countries Interfere In Foreign Elections All The Time

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ? Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, suggested on Tuesday that it’s a fact of life that countries try to interfere in other nations’ elections. Corker, who has been mentioned...Show More Summary

MPs propose urgent steps to restore Russia-US relations after Trump elected

3 weeks agoLocal Interest / Russia : RT

A member of the State Duma Foreign Relations Committee has a proposal to launch a special group for restoring normal relations between Russia and the US, while other MPs seek to launch a week of Russian-US friendship to mend broken ties. Read Full Article at

Dem Sen.: Comey’s Announcement ‘Played Right Into the Political Campaign of Donald Trump’

last monthNews : Mediaite

Senator Dianne Feinstein, vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, released a statement today blasting James Comey and the FBI for its announcement about new emails of interest related to Hillary Clinton.

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

2 months 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

2 months 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 […]

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