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The Lawfare Podcast: DHS Compiles Intelligence on Journalists … Including our Editor-In-Chief

“What if J. Edgar Hoover Had Been a Moron?” That’s the question Lawfare’s editor-in-chief Benjamin Wittes asks in a new article about his experience learning that his tweets had been written up in an intelligence report by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis.

Congress

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Crossfire Hurricane Investigation

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a second hearing on oversight of the Crossfire Hurricane investigation. The committee will hear testimony from Sally Yates, the former deputy attorney general and former acting attorney general.

You can watch a livestream of the hearing here and below:

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The Lawfare Podcast: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Democratic Staff Report on Diplomacy in Crisis

Last Friday the Lawfare Podcast brought you Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's full statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and his question and answer session with the senators, all with "no bull." A few days before that hearing, the Democratic staff of the Committee released its most recent oversight report titled "Diplomacy i

FISA

Justice Department Releases Its Review of FISA Applications Examined by Inspector General

The Justice Department's National Security Division released a review of 29 applications for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants. The 29 applications had been previously examined by the Justice Department's Office of Inspector General (OIG), which shared its findings in a March report.

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