The numerous layers of this crisis to which Congress must respond grow daily, and some have more barriers to bipartisanship than others.
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The administration’s floundering response to the pandemic, along with its efforts to limit oversight through existing mechanisms, provides ample evidence of the need for a congressional probe.
What on earth is going on with FISA reform in Congress?
On May 13, the Cyber Solarium Commission made its case to Congress that the U.S. should adopt a strategy of layered cyber deterrence.
On Friday, May 15, lawmakers will vote on what could be an important step toward maintaining an operational Congress during the coronavirus crisis.
On May 12, the Supreme Court livestreamed more than three hours of arguments in three cases involving the validity of subpoenas issued to third parties for the president’s financial information.
This week, the Senate will vote on five amendments to H.R. 6172, which would reauthorize certain intelligence-related authorities that expired on March 15 and would also make substantive changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and related laws.
The outcome of these three cases could have significant implications for congressional power, the Trump family’s business dealings and the transparency of the president’s reelection campaign.
Lawmakers are showing an openness to operating remotely. But a potential partisan split on the issue could stall progress.
On April 30, a Senate subcommittee held a roundtable discussion by videoconference on the viability and constitutionality of conducting Senate votes and other proceedings remotely.