Fired Cybersecurity Official Rebuts GOP Claims of Election Fraud at Senate Hearing
Cybersecurity
Fired Cybersecurity Official Rebuts GOP Claims of Election Fraud at Senate Hearing

WASHINGTON — The U.S. cybersecurity chief fired by President Donald Trump last month after he pushed back on allegations of election fraud testified before Congress on Wednesday that such baseless conspiracy theories are having a “corrosive” effect on the public’s... Read More

U.S. Postmaster Defends Mail Cutbacks As Driven by Financial Desperation
Postal Service
U.S. Postmaster Defends Mail Cutbacks As Driven by Financial Desperation
2020-08-21 19:01:55
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. postmaster tried to convince a sometimes skeptical Senate committee Friday that recent interruptions in mail service represented only an effort to cut costs amid a tight budget. The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee called the... Read More

Government Security Officials Warn Of Evolving Terrorist Threats
National Security
Government Security Officials Warn Of Evolving Terrorist Threats
2019-11-11 17:07:32
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON - A top Homeland Security Department official described recent “major shifts” in terrorist threats to the United States during a Senate hearing last week. Some threats come from residents of Syria and Iraq displaced by military struggles while others... Read More

White House Gutted Anti-Terror Programs. Lawmakers Want An Explanation
National Security
White House Gutted Anti-Terror Programs. Lawmakers Want An Explanation

WASHINGTON — The Republican and Democratic leaders of both the Senate and House Homeland Security committees are formally questioning why the Trump administration has cut programs intended to prevent terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction. In a three-page letter, the... Read More

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