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WH Dodges On Barr’s Fate After AG Rebukes Trump’s Bogus Voter Fraud Claims

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday predictably deployed the Trumpian tactic of deflection when pressed on whether President Trump maintains confidence in Attorney General Bill Barr after he told the Associated Press that the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. After nonsensically touting to reporters during a White House briefing on Wednesday that Trump has “active cases ...
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Trump's former national security advisor shared a message asking the president to suspend the Constitution, impose martial law, and hold a new election

George Frey/Getty Images Former national security advisor Michael Flynn shared a message calling on President Donald Trump to invoke martial law and have the military hold a new election. The message was an ad from a right-wing activist group asking Trump to "declare limited Martial Law to temporarily suspend the Constitution ... in order to have the military implement a national re-vote that reflects the true will of the people." Flynn shared the press release about the ad on Twitter, ta...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, Ohio, Biden, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Democratic Party


Biden told this immigrant rights activist 'vote for Trump' in a blunt exchange. He voted for Biden but is ready to push him hard on immigration reform.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden speaks to the media after receiving a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board on November 09, 2020 at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Biden spoke about how his administration would respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Joe Raedle/Getty Images In November 2019, on the campaign trail in South Carolina, then-candidate Joe Biden was asked a question by immigrant rights activist Carlos Rojas Rodriguez and an immigrant community member. A...
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Defying Trump, Attorney General Barr says the DOJ and FBI didn't discover voter fraud at a scale that would have changed the 2020 election results

Attorney General William Barr arrives in the Rose Garden before President Donald Trump introduces 7th U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, as his nominee to the court at the White House September 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Attorney General Bill Barr said on Tuesday that the DOJ and FBI have not found evidence of substantial fraud in the 2020 election.  "To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have affected a different outcome in the e...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Fbi, Gop, Washington Dc, Arizona, Wisconsin, Department Of Justice, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Doj


Trump Attorney Calls For Execution of Former DHS Cybersecurity Official

One of President Donald Trump’s remaining election lawyers, Joe diGenova, declared on Monday that former DHS cybersecurity official Chris Krebs should be executed. Krebs was fired from the Trump administration in mid-November after releasing a statement that the 2020 election had been the most secure in American…Read more...
Tags: Science, Supreme Court, Dhs, Cybersecurity, Lawsuits, Capital punishment, Treason, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Executions, 60 Minutes, Trump, Howie Carr, Joe diGenova, Krebs, Neo Nazis


White House senior advisor Stephen Miller and his wife, Katie, who works as Pence's communications director, announce the birth of their first child with photos

White House senior advisor Stephen Miller and his wife, Katie Waldman, in 2019. Associated Press/Patrick Semansky Stephen Miller, the White House senior advisor and one of President Donald Trump's most influential aides, and his wife, Katie, the communications director for Vice President Mike Pence, became a parents on November 19. The couple posed with their newborn, Mackenzie. Both Millers have been ardent supporters of the Trump administration's child separation policy. Katie once said ...
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White House senior adviser Stephen Miller and his wife Katie, who works as Pence's communications director, announce the birth of their first child with photos

In this Sept. 20, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller, left, and Katie Waldman arrive for a state dinner with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Trump at the White House in Washington. Associated Press/Patrick Semansky Stephen Miller, the White House senior adviser and one of President Donald Trump's most influential aides, and his wife Katie, the communications director for Vice President Mike Pence, became a parents on Nov. 1...
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Trump Whines About ’60 Minutes’ Interview With Ex-DHS Official Who Debunked False Voter Fraud Claims

President Donald Trump threw a fit on Sunday night after “60 Minutes” aired an interview with Chris Krebs, the Department of Homeland Security’s top cybersecurity official whom he fired for deflating Trump and his allies’ unproven conspiracy theories about mass voter fraud. “[email protected] never asked us for a comment about their ridiculous, one sided story on election security, which is an international joke,” Trump tweeted before parroting the same baseless accusations claiming that the electi...
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5 years after San Bernardino terrorist attack, unfinished business in courts and capitols

Five years after the Dec. 2, 2015, terrorist attack in San Bernardino, the survivors and the families of the 14 people killed are finally receiving some measure of justice as the court cases borne out of the investigation wind down. Meanwhile, lawmakers and victim advocates continue to pursue new laws and regulations designed to make sure the next set of victims are properly taken care of. Here is an update: COURT CASES • Enrique Marquez Jr. was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on Oct. ...
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Trump has only himself to blame for his election loss

SACRAMENTO >> If I argued that a group of highly intelligent but nefarious aliens invaded the bodies of California’s lawmakers in order to destroy our lovely state, you might expect me to share a little evidence to support those startling claims. The onus should always rest with the promoters of conspiracy theories to prove them true, not with the rest of us to disprove them. Perhaps California officials embrace inexplicably destructive policy measures because they cling to misguided political i...
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Ex-Trump official reacts to Trump's 'farcical' election claims

In an interview with "60 Minutes," former Department of Homeland Security official Chris Krebs reacts to voter fraud claims from President Donald Trump's team, saying "American people should have 100 percent confidence in their vote."
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Krebs reacts to Trump's 'farcical' election claims

In an interview with "60 Minutes," former Department of Homeland Security official Chris Krebs reacts to voter fraud claims from President Donald Trump's team, saying "American people should have 100 percent confidence in their vote."
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Former Trump official reacts to Trump's 'farcical' election claims

In an interview with "60 Minutes," former Department of Homeland Security official Chris Krebs reacts to voter fraud claims from President Donald Trump's team, saying "American people should have 100 percent confidence in their vote."
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Trump-Fired DHS Official Who Debunked Falsehoods Reveals What Upset Him Most About Ouster

Chris Krebs, who led the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity arm and was fired by President Trump last week after publicly debunking the sitting president’s conspiracy theories challenging the legitimacy of the election process, reiterated that he was not “necessarily surprised” about getting the axe, during an interview set to air on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday. Krebs led the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency since 2018 and earned bipartisan praise from election...
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Almost everything Trump said at a Republican event in Pennsylvania about the election was a lie or a conspiracy theory

President Donald Trump. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Donald Trump called in to a Republican event in Pennsylvania to air conspiracy theories about dead people voting and ask why election officials haven't nullified the ballots from the 2020 race. "Why wouldn't they overturn the election?" he asked, even though Republicans haven't provided a shred of credible evidence that there was widespread voter fraud. Trump was initially scheduled to attend the event in...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Obama, Washington Post, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Wisconsin, Republican


'This is not a 3rd Obama term,' Biden says amid criticism for choosing a slew of former Obama officials for top White House roles

President-elect Joe Biden introduces his cabinet member nominees at the Queen in Wilmington, DE on November 24, 2020. The President-elect along with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduced Antony Blinken for Secretary of State, Alejandro Mayorkas for Secretary of Homeland Security, Avril Haines for Director of National Intelligence, Linda Thomas-Greenfield for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Jake Sullivan as National Security Adviser, and John Kerry as Special Presidential Envoy f...
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'This is not a 3rd Obama term,' Biden says amid criticism for hiring a slew of ex-Obama officials for top White House roles

President-elect Joe Biden introduces his cabinet member nominees at the Queen in Wilmington, DE on November 24, 2020. The President-elect along with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduced Antony Blinken for Secretary of State, Alejandro Mayorkas for Secretary of Homeland Security, Avril Haines for Director of National Intelligence, Linda Thomas-Greenfield for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Jake Sullivan as National Security Adviser, and John Kerry as Special Presidential Envoy f...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Washington Post, White House, Nbc News, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, Social Security, United Nations, Medicare, Fox News, Getty


DOJ has agreed to temporarily halt deportations for some migrant detainees and whistleblowers who alleged medical and sexual abuse at a Georgia detention center — until at least a Biden-Harris administration

Dawn Wooten, left, a nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the immigration jail. AP Photo/Jeff Amy, File A new court motion in Georgia temporarily suspends deportation proceedings for at least four of the women who alleged suffering medical and sexual abuse at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia, according to VICE News.  Today's court order follows months of scrutiny and investigations surrounding...
Tags: Politics, Law, Immigration, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Dhs, Ice, Columbia University, Department Of Justice, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, Doj, Los Angeles Times, Trump


‘America Is Back’: Biden Highlights His Diverse Group Of Foreign Policy And Nat Sec Picks

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday at least implicitly rebuked President Trump’s “America First” attitude as the former VP introduced his first Cabinet and administration picks for national security and foreign policy positions. In emphasizing the importance of America working with its allies, Biden highlighted his personal connections to each of his cabinet picks, as well as the diversity of his selections. America is back. — Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 24, 2020 The President-elect tou...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Russia, America, Joe Biden, Hungary, United States, Paris, United Nations, Poland, Un, Homeland Security, National Security Council, State Department, John Kerry, Louisiana


The New Normal

Confirmed by the U.S. Senate in December 2019, the Honorable Dana Deasy is the Department of Defense chief information officer. With more than 38 years of experience leading and delivering large-scale information technology strategies and projects, Deasey serves as the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for matters of information management, information technology and information assurance, as well as non-intelligence space systems, critical satellite communications, navigation and timi...
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Mayorkas could bring stability to DHS after years of interim leadership

Former Obama administration official Alejandro Mayorkas was tapped Monday to lead the Department of Homeland Security by President-elect Joe Biden, signaling an intent to bring experienced leadership to the third-largest federal department after years of instability.
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Biden picks first Latino to head DHS, first woman to lead intelligence as part of diverse foreign policy team

President-elect Joe Biden chose Alejandro Mayorkas, who arrived as a refugee from Cuba, to lead the Department of Homeland Security.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alejandro Mayorkas picked as first Latino to head DHS as Biden builds out diverse foreign policy team

President-elect Joe Biden chose Alejandro Mayorkas, who arrived as a refugee from Cuba, to lead the Department of Homeland Security.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Joe Biden names picks for secretary of State, Homeland Security chief, director of national intelligence

Biden will nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to lead the Department of Homeland Security and Avril Haines to be the director of national intelligence.
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An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


An Air Force veteran who taught himself to code explains how he started a nonprofit that has educated 250,000 other vets on how to get jobs in tech

Jerome Hardaway, founder of Vets Who Code and Air Force veteran GitHub Air Force veteran Jerome Hardaway left the military after five years of service in 2009 and had trouble finding the job. The job market is already tough for veterans, and the recession further impacted the job market. Hardaway taught himself how to code and was able to find a job, and he launched the nonprofit Vets Who Code to help other veterans do the same. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When Air ...
Tags: Open Source, Facebook, South Korea, Enterprise, Navy, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Trends, Veterans, Veterans Day, Nashville, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Software, General Assembly


Biden Team Lacks Full US Cybersecurity Support in Transition Fracas

When it comes to protecting sensitive information from foreign hackers, President-elect Joe Biden's team is largely on its own. The federal government, which has some of the most sophisticated antihacking technologies in the world, is offering limited assistance to Mr. Biden's transition operation in securing its email and other communications, despite concerns that the team is likely a top espionage target for Russia, China, and other adversaries, WSJ reported Friday, citing people familiar wit...
Tags: Tech, Joe Biden, General Services Administration, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, WSJ, Trump, GSA, Russia China, Google Workspace, Biden Team Lacks Full US Cybersecurity Support


Tucker Carlson calls out Trump's election lawyer for refusing to show evidence supporting the president's baseless voter fraud claims

Tucker Carlson slams the Trump campaign's refusal to produce evidence to support their election claims. Screenshot/Fox News Fox News primetime host Tucker Carlson lashed out at a lawyer on President Donald Trump's election legal team after she refused to send him any evidence of her baseless voter fraud claims.  Carlson said he was eager to have the attorney, QAnon supporter Sidney Powell, on his show and would've given her "the whole hour" or "the entire week" to detail her claims.  B...
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A federal judge rips Trump on DACA, calling his administration's handling of the program a 'sad and inappropriate use of executive authority'

Advocates for immigrants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court June 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A federal judge called the Trump administration's handling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program a "sad and inappropriate use of executive authority," CNN reported.  Over the weekend, Judge Nicholas Garaufis ruled to restore the program to almost its entire operation, The Wall Street Journal re...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Washington, Trends, Dhs, Cnn, Homeland Security, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Trump, Wolf, U S Supreme Court


Massive, China-State-Funded Hack Hits Companies Around the World, Report Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Researchers have uncovered a massive hacking campaign that's using sophisticated tools and techniques to compromise the networks of companies around the world. The hackers, most likely from a well-known group that's funded by the Chinese government, are outfitted with both off-the-shelf and custom-made tools. One such tool exploits Zerologon, the name given to a Windows server vulnerability, patched in August, that can give attackers instant...
Tags: Japan, Microsoft, Tech, Fbi, United States, Symantec, Department Of Homeland Security, DLL, Zerologon, Massive China State