Congressional IT staffers who are the subject of a criminal investigation into misusing their positions had full access to members’ “correspondence, emails, confidential files,” and there was almost no tracking of what they did, a former House technology worker said.
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South Carolina Congressman Trey Gowdy appeared on Fox News yesterday to discuss the recusal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions from any investigation involving Russia and the November elections. Democrats are calling for Sessions to be impeached or to resign over a statement he made during his confirmation hearing in January.
Democrats are trying to reverse a safe Republican seat in the special election to replace former Rep. Tom Price by leveraging President Donald Trump’s low approval numbers, according to a recent analysis by statistics site 538.
Democrats may have a major national security hacking scandal on their hands that’s on the brink of exploding into public view. Investigators, including Capitol Police, have been looking into whether classified or other sensitive information has been hacked by former information technology, or IT, staffers employed by Democrats in Congress. Now, a source has confirmed to WND that the problem is so big, it is being handled as a criminal matter. And the source says suspects will likely receive prison sentences.
South Carolina Senator Tim Scott stood on the Senate floor to discuss why he supports his colleague Jeff Sessions to become the next Attorney General of the United States. During his speech he also debunked Democrat claims that Session is a racist who will do untold damage to the gains blacks have made during the past 50 years in the U.S.
GOP House Leadership is expected to roll out a rules change package to prevent lawmakers from doing anything similar to Democrats’ anti-gun protest on the House floor in June. Democrats broke a number of rules during the sit-in, which lasted more than 24 hours.
While much of Obama’s post-White House focus will be based in Chicago, where he is designing his presidential library and will be building out a center that will promote leadership and other public priorities, he will also engage in other activities. One of them will entail supporting the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, which will pursue redistricting efforts to boost Democratic candidates across the country.
Ten electors led by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s daughter demanded Monday an intelligence briefing on allegations of Russian interference in the presidential race before the Dec. 19 Electoral College vote. In an open letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, the electors said they need to know if there are “ongoing investigations into ties…
The dead-enders trying to deprive the Trump-Pence ticket of their promised electors imagine their task is not so hard; “all” they have to do is persuade 37 of the 306 Republican electors to switch their votes, which would deadlock the election at 269 to 269. That still wouldn’t change the final result because it would throw the election to the House of Representatives, where each state would cast one vote. The Republicans would likely still win. It just wasn’t a Democratic year.
Republicans were handed a series of legal victories over the weekend in states where Democrats had sued over claims that Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican Party had engaged in “vigilante voter intimidation” efforts. In Ohio, a federal appeals court on Sunday stayed a ruling by a lower court that would have banned Mr. Trump’s campaign, his former adviser Roger Stone and Mr. Stone’s political action committee from “conspiring to intimidate, threaten, harass or coerce voters on Election Day.”