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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to add $250 million for state and federal efforts to secure the election. Critics say Congress must set aside more dollars and pass a new bill.
The national security adviser caught the president’s attention for his aggressive stance as a Fox News commentator but strayed from favor after pushing too hard against Trump’s wishes.
An inspector general investigation concluded that former FBI Director James Comey broke rules governing the handling of documents that described his now-famous exchanges with President Trump.
The president’s Republican allies in the Senate never appeared to warm up to the Texas congressman and press reports suggested he’d overstated his terrorism-fighting qualifications.
Former special counsel Robert Mueller didn’t want to appear, but lawmakers insisted that he tell his story in public to the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
In two separate hearings on Wednesday, Democrats want Americans who haven’t read Mueller’s findings to see and hear them instead. Republicans want to take the former special counsel down a peg.
Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads.
The House of Representatives voted on a measure that would empower the leaders of its committees to sue to get information for their Trump investigations.
The president said at a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May that new economic restrictions would begin to bite, possibly even during negotiations between the two sides.
The attorney general has launched an informal look at how and why the decisions were made about the early Russia investigation and by whom. It augurs another new phase of the Russia saga.