Rep. Andy Biggs told FBI leadership that he and his colleagues are reconsidering their support of the reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, based on findings from a report issued by the Office of the Director of National Intelli…
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Justice Dept. decides not to indict Gaetz in sex trafficking probe
The Justice Department will not file charges against Rep. Matt Gaetz following a yearslong federal sex-trafficking probe of the Florida Republican.
Biden’s FCC nominee counting on Democratic Senate majority to advance languishing nomination
Fireworks erupted Tuesday at a Senate committee hearing over President Biden’s nomination of embattled Gigi Sohn to the Federal Communications Commission, as Republicans objected to her views ranging from censorship of conservatives to law enforcement.
Buttigieg calls for racial labor equity with infrastructure projects
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg on Monday told attendees at the National Association of Counties that government infrastructure projects should be done by teams of workers that look like the neighborhood of color in which they work.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus decides to keep newly elected chair after staff exodus
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Monday decided to retain its present chair, Rep. Nanette Barragan, despite turmoil over staff departures in recent days.
Congressional Hispanic Caucus to decide whether to oust newly elected chair
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Monday is expected to convene and decide whether to oust its current chair, Rep. Nanette Barragan.
House investigators home in on collusion between FBI, Democrats, news media
Top Republican senators said Thursday that their Democratic counterparts sicced the FBI on them in 2020 in an attempt to shut down their probe into how the Justice Department bungled the Trump-Russia investigation.
Rep. Jim Jordan requests documents on Big Tech censorship for probe
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan asked the Department of Justice Wednesday for copies of documents from a civil case demonstrating how the federal government allegedly pressured Big Tech companies to violate Americans’ First Amendment rights.
New leadership dynamic in House shows politics doesn’t need to be personal
Nobody will ever accuse them of being pals, but Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries have embarked on their working relationship with a grudging respect that was missing when Nancy Pelosi was in charge.
Former Trump officials say they were never informed of Chinese spy balloon surveillance
Mike Pompeo, who first served as director of the CIA and later as secretary of State under former President Trump, pushed back on claims from the Biden administration that China sent spy balloons over the U.S. in the Trump era.