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James Comey: FBI Investigates Russia’s Interference in US Election

FBI Director James Comey has informed House Intelligence Committee members that the bureau is looking into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election and any coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign, CNN reported Tuesday. Stephen Collinson writes Comey told the committee at a Monday hearing that FBI will also investigate if any crimes were committed in the …

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Rep. Devin Nunes: House Intell Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Russian Interference

The House Intelligence Committee plans to hold an initial open hearing on March 20 to investigate Russian intelligence efforts that targeted the U.S., The Daily Caller reported Tuesday. Kerry Picket writes the panel invited government agency leaders such as FBI‘s James Comey and National Security Agency‘s Mike Rogers as well as Dmitri Alperovitch and Shawn …

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House’s Fiscal 2017 Intelligence Bill Includes Space Weather Program Mgmt Change Provision

A fiscal 2017 intelligence spending bill the House approved Thursday contains a provision that would transfer some of the U.S. Air Force‘s weather satellite missions to the National Reconnaissance Office, Space News reported Friday. Phillip Swarts writes the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 would give NRO authority to procure military weather surveillance satellites and …

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Detroit News: Former US Rep. Mike Rogers to Lead Donald Trump’s Presidential Transition Team for Natl Security

Mike Rogers, former chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee and a CNN commentator, will lead national security planning for Donald Trump’s presidential transition, The Detroit News reported Thursday. The former Michigan representative is a vocal advocate of national security, intelligence and counterterrorism issues, according to the joint report by Chad Livengood, …

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House Panel Seeks US-Led Guidance on Cyber Warfare Responses

Chairman Lynn Westmoreland (R-Ga.), Ranking Member Jim Himes (D-Conn.) and their colleagues of the House Intelligence NSA and cybersecurity subcommittee have requested clarification on international laws for cyber warfare. In a bipartisan letter sent Thursday to Secretary of State John Kerry and White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice, the lawmakers said the U.S. needs clear guidance to …

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Report: House Plans Floor Consideration for Cyber Bill After Spring Recess

The House will deliberate on a proposed cybersecurity legislation the week of April 21 to address liability protections for the private sector to facilitate cyber information sharing with the government, the National Journal reported Thursday. Dustin Volz writes that a memo from Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) stated the schedule as lawmakers work to prioritize …

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