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Democrats ask for FBI briefing on foreign disinformation efforts around Sen. Ron Johnson

July 21, 2020
None of this information is new. Johnson’s eagerness to solicit testimony from ex-Ukrainian official Andrii Telizhenko was the subject of public alarm and a previous intelligence community warning. Johnson has been dismissive of complaints about his reliance on known dodgy sources, though he was pressured into giving up on the idea of taking Telizhenko’s testimony

Top Democratic lawmakers request FBI briefing on ‘ongoing’ foreign campaign targeting 2020 elections

July 20, 2020
House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Adam Schiff In a publicly released letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation director Chris Wray, four top-ranking Democratic lawmakers are requesting the department provide the House and Senate a “classified defensive briefing” relating to an “ongoing” foreign disinformation campaign intended to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. “We are gravely

Syria, N.B.A., Nobels: Your Monday Evening Briefing

October 29, 2019
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.Oct. 7, 2019(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit...Delil Souleiman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images1. “It is time for us to get out of these ridiculous Endless Wars.”That was President Trump, defending on Twitter his decision to…