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  • Andrew McCabe, Deputy Director, F.B.I. speaking at the 2017 Cyber Summit in Cambridge, MA on Oct. 4th, 2017.

    McCabe tells NBC he had informed congressional leaders that the FBI had opened a counterintelligence probe into Trump after the firing of James Comey, and that none of the members objected to it.

  • Democratic senators urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to press China for a trade deal that fully addresses the technology transfer and intellectual property concerns outlined by U.S. Led by Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, the senators said in a letter to Trump that any deal with Beijing must at a minimum commit China to "cease the predatory...

  • President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen exits Federal Court after entering a guilty plea in Manhattan, New York City, November 29, 2018

    The chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Tuesday blasted President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen for missing a planned appearance before that committee due to purported medical issues.

  • ZTE broke a previous agreement and was caught illegally shipping U.S.-origin goods to Iran and North Korea, Commerce Department officials said. Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Susan Collins and Jerry Moran sponsored the legislation along with Democratic Senators Chris Van Hollen, Mark Warner, Elizabeth Warren and Doug Jones. Many members of Congress view...

  • Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax addresses the media in response to Governor Ralph Northam's statement Saturday, February 2, 2019 Richmond, Va.

    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, who would become governor if embattled Gov. Ralph Northam resigns, on Monday denied an assault allegation that was investigated by The Washington Post more than a year ago without a story being done.

  • President Donald Trump holds up a proclamation during a White House ceremony to establish tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum at the White House in Washington, March 8, 2018.

    U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation to limit the president's power to levy import tariffs for national security reasons.

  • Two bipartisan groups of lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation known as the Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act in the Senate and the House of Representatives. "The imposition of these taxes, under the false pretense of national security, is weakening our economy, threatening American jobs, and eroding our credibility with other nations,"...

  • President Donald Trump has sought to negotiate better terms of trade with China, Canada, Mexico, the European Union and Japan. Two bipartisan groups of lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation known as the Bicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act in the Senate and the House of Representatives. Still, the bills underscore mounting pressure from...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- China and Russia pose the biggest risks to the United States, and are more aligned than they have been in decades as they target the 2020 presidential election and American institutions to expand their global reach, U.S. intelligence officials told senators on Tuesday. While China and Russia strengthen their alliance, Director of National...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- U.S. congressional Democrats said on Tuesday they are not satisfied with the Trump administration's decision to ease sanctions on companies linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, demanding briefings and planning legislation. And Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, wrote to Treasury Secretary...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- China and Russia pose the biggest risks to the United States and are more aligned than they have been in decades, U.S. intelligence leaders told senators on Tuesday, in testimony that repeatedly contradicted President Donald Trump's statements on global threats. While Beijing and Moscow seek to expand their global reach, Director of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- Russia and China pose the biggest espionage and cyber attack threats to the United States and are more aligned than they have been in decades, the leader of the U.S. intelligence community told U.S. senators on Tuesday. "China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea increasingly use cyber operations to threaten both minds and machines in an expanding...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- Russia and China pose the biggest espionage and cyber attack threats to the United States and are more aligned than they have been in decades, the director of national intelligence told U.S. senators in testimony on worldwide threats on Tuesday. "China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea increasingly use cyber operations to threaten both minds and...

  • Demonstrators rally against a partial government shutdown at a protest hosted by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.

    The longest government shutdown in U.S. history is finally over. Now lawmakers from both parties are seeking a way to ensure it never happens again.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- As the U.S. government moved to reopen after a 35- day partial shutdown, some lawmakers on Sunday criticized using the closure of federal agencies as a tool in policy disputes, which President Donald Trump has threatened to do again. "Shutdowns are not good leverage in any negotiation," Republican Senator Marco Rubio said on NBC's "Meet the Press,"...

  • Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former attorney, exits the United States Court house after his sentencing, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 12, 2018. 

    Cohen had postponed his voluntary testimony at a House hearing, citing "threats" against his family allegedly made by Trump and his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- President Donald Trump said on Sunday that his proposed immigration deal to end a 30- day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for "Dreamers," but appeared to signal support for amnesty as part of a broader immigration agreement. In a morning Twitter storm, Trump also said he would not seek the removal of millions of illegal...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- President Donald Trump said on Sunday his proposed immigration deal to end a 30- day partial government shutdown would not lead to amnesty for "Dreamers," but appeared to signal support for amnesty as part of a broader immigration agreement. In a morning Twitter storm, Trump also said he would not seek the removal of millions of illegal aliens...

  • Internal Revenue Services (IRS) employee Matt Westrich speaks in front of the Federal building at a rally against the ongoing U.S. federal government shutdown, in Ogden, Utah, U.S., January 10, 2019.

    Perdue: If the government reopens, then "where's the leverage for the president in terms of getting them to move on the issue of the day?"

  • Sen. Mark Warner: Lawmakers need a cooling off period in the negotiations

    Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the government shutdown.