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Carter Page denies being a Russian agent after wiretap application released

Added: 22.07.2018 17:20 | 14 views | 0 comments

Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page on Sunday denied he was an intelligence agent for Russia after the Justice Department released a wiretap application that said he engaged in "clandestine intelligence activities" on behalf of the Kremlin.
In his first public response to the documents' release,...


Administration releases highly classified application to wiretap Trump campaign adviser Page

Added: 22.07.2018 3:16 | 18 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department on Saturday released a previously classified application to wiretap former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, who was under suspicion by the FBI of being a Russian agent.
The government had monitored Page under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and the heavily redacted...


How The QAnon Far Right Conspiracy Theory Went From 4Chan To Major Merchandising

Added: 20.07.2018 23:42 | 18 views | 0 comments

Reports are in and QAnon is hot. It's so hot right now that people are making money hand-over-fist off of it, yet most people have no idea what it is, or how it got so big.
Reportedly, QAnon is a rambling kind of free-form far-right conspiracy theory that stars Donald Trump as the hero and liberator, and Hillary Clinton as the evil villain. According to these popular conspiracy theorists, the government has been investigating Hillary Clinton and all of her "elite" cronies, and one day the Justice Department will round them all up and they will face "punishment."
It may sound far-fetched to a lot of people, but QAnon has many believers, including Roseanne Barr and former baseball player Curt Schilling.
According to the , QAnon started on 4Chan. Someone named Q began posting cryptic clues on the boards, and before long there were dozens of clues that people began piecing together to create a narrative that some call "The Storm."

Michael Cohen Secretly Recorded Trump Talking About Payments To Former Playboy Model

Added: 20.07.2018 19:12 | 20 views | 0 comments

The New York Times reported on Friday Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, had secretly recorded a conversation with then-candidate Trump in 2016 which discussed making payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump. The FBI seized that recording along with numerous other filed after raiding Cohen's office and residences earlier this year. The Justice Department is investigating Cohen's involvement in paying women to remain quiet about a potentially embarrassing news story concerning Trump before the 2016 presidential election. Prosecutors are also probing if Cohen and the Trump campaign violated federal campaign finance laws and the...

Justice Department announces strategy on foreign meddling in U.S. elections, including alerting public

Added: 20.07.2018 16:16 | 23 views | 0 comments

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein unveiled a 156-page report Thursday evening on cybersecurity operations and a strategy moving forward on foreign actors influencing U.S. elections, including notifying the American public of attacks.


The Cybersecurity 202: Justice Department and congressional Republicans move in different directions on election security

Added: 20.07.2018 13:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

A tale of two Washingtons.

US to alert public to foreign operations targeting Americans

Added: 20.07.2018 4:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

A new Justice Department policy aims to combat hacking operations like those conducted by Russia during the 2016 election.

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U.S. to alert public to foreign efforts to undermine American politics

Added: 20.07.2018 1:59 | 20 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday a policy to alert the public about foreign cyber operations like Russia's alleged hacking and disinformation campaign during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.


From crib to court: At least 70 children under 1 summoned for deportation proceedings

Added: 19.07.2018 16:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration has summoned at least 70 children under 1 year old to immigration court for their own deportation proceedings since Oct. 1, according to new Justice Department data provided exclusively to Kaiser Health News.


Justice Department asks court to expedite AT&T appeal

Added: 18.07.2018 22:12 | 26 views | 0 comments

The Justice Department filed a motion on Wednesday asking the DC Circuit Court of Appeals to expedite its appeal of the AT&T-Time Warner decision, and provided a preview of how it plans to fight its case.


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