Tag Archives: House Intelligence Committee

Ex-CIA chief Brennan says Trump-Russia inquiry ‘well-founded’

Former CIA Director John Brennan has said an investigation into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Kremlin is “well-founded”. Advertisements

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White House wants Congress to dig deeper on snooping after Obama official comments

The White House wants Congress to dig deeper into whether communications of Trump associates were improperly picked up and disseminated during surveillance operations, after an ex-Obama administration official suggested her former colleagues tried to gather such material.

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Comey set to testify on Capitol Hill on Russia, hacking, wiretapping

Monday FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before a House committee investigating Russian activities during the 2016 presidential election, amid expectations he’ll provide long-awaited answers and evidence on that issue and whether President Trump was indeed wiretapped.

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Judge Nap: Obama ‘Went Outside Chain of Command,’ Used British Spy Agency to Surveil Trump

Monday the DOJ asked lawmakers for more time to gather evidence related to President Trump’s claim that former President Obama ordered wiretaps on Trump Tower’s phones during last year’s presidential campaign.

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Trump, GOP lawmakers eye ‘illegal’ leaks in wake of Flynn resignation

The leak has to be someone sitting in on all those meetings. perhaps when he’s talking to world leaders on the phone, no one else should be in the room. Since Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security adviser, President Trump and Republican allies on Capitol Hill are turning their attention to the potentially “illegal” leaks that …

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Dempsey outlines Syria options, including ground troops

Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has laid out five options the Obama administration is considering on Syria, including “limited” strikes against the Assad regime and an all-out campaign to secure chemical weapons that includes “thousands” of U.S. forces.

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Wyden cites contradiction in eavesdropping answer

One of the biggest critics  of government surveillance programs said Tuesday that the national intelligence director did not give him a straight answer last March when he asked whether the National Security Agency collects any data on millions of Americans. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., called for hearings to discuss two recently revealed NSA programs that collect …

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Leaks continue from Obama White House

Without going into specifics, the chairman of the powerful House Intelligence Committee told Fox News that  security leaks out of the Obama administration have not stopped despite an  internal probe, and that President Obama has not done enough to turn off the  spigot.  Rep. Mike Rogers says the leaks are continuing.

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