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Report: Andrew McCabe Leaves FBI Deputy Director Post

Andrew McCabe has stepped down from his post as deputy director at the FBI after two years on the job, The New York Times reported Monday. David Bowdich, FBI’s associate deputy director, has been named acting deputy chief, according to a notice issued by FBI Director Christopher Wray to the …

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Reports: Trump Dismisses FBI Director James Comey

President Donald Trump has fired James Comey as FBI director following recommendations of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that the bureau needs new leadership. Trump’s decision is based on how Comey handled the investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a …

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Military Times: Jeff Sessions, Mike Flynn Among Top Defense Secretary Candidates for Trump Administration

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) and former Defense Intelligence Agency Mike Flynn are among the top candidates for president-elect Donald Trump’s appointee as defense secretary, Military Times reported Wednesday. Leo Shane, Aaron Mehta and Joe Gould write that Trump, who will select personnel to serve under national security posts next year, received advice from …

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Donald Trump Elected President

Republican candidate Donald Trump has won the 2016 U.S. presidential election over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in one of the country’s largest-ever political upsets, Reuters reported Wednesday. Trump gathered enough of the 270 state-by-state electoral votes required and won in several key battleground states, Steve Holland and John Whitesides wrote. Bloomberg …

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Senate Overwhelmingly OKs John Kerry For Secretary Of State

By a 94-3 vote on Tuesday, the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) to succeed Hillary Clinton as secretary of state. Reuters reports the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, a panel Kerry chaired for four years prior to the nomination, unanimously approved Kerry’s nomination earlier in …

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EPA Head Lisa Jackson to Step Down

Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson has announced she will step down in January, according to a USA Today article. She is the first African American to serve as EPA administrator and faced tough congressional opposition from Republicans throughout her four years on the job. The chemical engineer by training …

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