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Phil Mudd: Congress shouldn’t ask US Intel community to snitch on Trump

Phil Mudd: Congress shouldn’t ask US Intel community to snitch on TrumpCNN analyst Phil Mudd responds following a report from The Washington Post revealing President Donald Trump’s communications with a foreign leader sparked the whistleblower complaint that has led the acting director of national intelligence to agree to testify amid a showdown with Congress. ….. Read More.CNN – Top Stories | U.S. and World NewsWed, September 18, 201911 hours ago


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U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner may be retiring from Congress. But he’s not giving up to...

U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner may be retiring from Congress. But he’s not giving up to…Less than two weeks after announcing he’ll leave Congress at the end of this term, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner fielded questions Saturday from constituents.         ….. Read More.Journal Sentinel – Politics | Politics & GovernmentSat, September 14, 20195 days ago


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Wisconsin Senate leader Scott Fitzgerald edges closer to bid for Congress

Wisconsin Senate leader Scott Fitzgerald edges closer to bid for CongressThe latest clue: “Fitzgerald for Congress” is listed as an entrant in Sunday’s Gemuetlichkeit Days Parade in Jefferson.         ….. Read More.Journal Sentinel – Politics | Politics & GovernmentMon, September 16, 20193 days ago


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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies before Congress

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg testifies before Congress16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg told members of Congress we need to “start treating this crisis like the existential emergency it is.” She came to the U.S. to lead protests and participate in a United Nations climate summit next week. ….. Read More.CBS NEWS – Latest | U.S. and World NewsWed, September 18, 201920 hours ago


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Greta Thunberg Just Pulled an Iconic Move in Front of Congress

Greta Thunberg Just Pulled an Iconic Move in Front of CongressGreta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist who has inspired weekly school strikes for climate action around the world, dedicated her Wednesday morning Congressional testimony to the scientists who have outlined the irrefutable facts of climate change. Instead of delivering prepared remarks at the joint hearing between the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Energy, and the Environment and the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, Thunberg submitted to lawmakers a copy of the 2018 report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on the effects of global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius. “I am submitting this report as my testimony, because I don’t want you to listen to me,” Thunberg said. “I want you to listen to the scientists, and I want you to unite behind the science, and then I want you to take real action.” .@GretaThunberg…


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Congress to press DOJ and FTC officials about their handling of Big Tech

Congress to press DOJ and FTC officials about their handling of Big TechLawmakers want regulators to act more swiftly and decidedly to ensure that consumers are being protected By Gary Guthrie of ConsumerAffairs September 17, 2019 Big Tech is taking center stage on Capitol Hill again, but this time the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights wants to know why the governments antitrust leaders have gone so easy on techs overlords. Over the last few months, both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have taken turns trying to bring Big Tech in line with where they think it should be. The FTC had Amazon and Facebook on the grill while Apple and Google got a separate quizzing from the DOJ. One issue on the tip of Congress tongue is why are there two separate agencies tackling antitrust when one agency should be prudent…


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