Tag Archives: Mike Rogers

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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Adm. Michael Rogers Unveils Strategic Goals for Cybercom

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, head of the Cyber Command and National Security Agency, has discussed his visions about Cybercom’s potential role on cyber integration at the tactical level of warfare and its relationship with the private sector in the next  five to 10 years during the West 2017 conference, DoD News reported Friday. …

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James Mattis Shortlisted for Defense Secretary Post

James Mattis, retired U.S. Marine Corps general, is among the top candidates as the next defense secretary under president-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration, CNN reported Monday. The channel noted that the National Defense Authorization Act will prevent Mattis from an immediate appointment to the defense secretary position unless he receives a …

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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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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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House Subcommittee to Review National Security Space Programs; Rep. Mike Rogers Comments

The House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces subcommittee, led by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Alabama), will hold a hearing Tuesday to tackle national security space programs. Rogers said in a statement published Friday a new Government Accountability Office report showed that 60 different stakeholders take part in decisionmaking about space-related acquisition efforts at the Defense Department. “As we see serious …

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