House lawmakers prepared to extend surveillance authorities that expire this month, releasing legislation that represents a rare bipartisan agreement after members of both parties said they wanted to ensure the tools preserved civil liberties.
A Congressional committee will hold a hearing Thursday on the Department of Homeland Security's use of facial recognition following a government report that found the technology often has difficulty accurately reading faces.
Several more witnesses scheduled to testify in the House impeachment hearings over the next week are expected to say they too worried about President Donald Trump’s push for Ukraine to investigate Democrats as the U.S. withheld military aid from the country.
“Coordinating Oversight, Upgrading and Innovating Technology, and Examiner Reform Act of 2019,” passed the House of Representatives last week.
President Trump said the person who informed the whistleblower was “close to a spy” and that “in the old days” spies were treated “a little differently.”
The United States has a domestic terrorism problem that needs bipartisanship action in Congress – because the solution won't be found with one agency or political party.
The White House's tough talk against Iran is reviving questions about President Trump's ability to order military strikes without approval from Congress.
Central America Aid: President Donald Trump said recently that he would cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
Jon Stewart berated Members of Congress for a low attendence at a 9/11 Victims Fund meeting, noting lawmakers' "callous indifference" and "rank hypocrisy."