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Election Security

FBI & CISA Issue Another Warning About 2020 U.S. Election Disinformation 

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) today issued another public service announcement that warns of the potential threat posed by foreign actors and cybercriminals spreading disinformation to cast doubt on the legitimacy of U.S. elections.

FISA

ODNI Releases FISC Opinion on New Surveillance Technique

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, in conjunction with the Justice Department, released a March 5 opinion from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The opinion pertains to a proposed novel electronic surveillance technique and its compliance with Title I of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The opinion can be found here and below.

Prepublication Review

Former NSC Employee Alleges Political Attempt to Block Bolton's Memoir

On Tuesday, counsel for former National Security Council (NSC) employee Ellen Knight submitted a letter about her role in the prepublication review of John Bolton's memoir. The letter argues that the Office of Legal Counsel and NSC Legal Office took "extraordinary actions" to block the book's publication "for a seemingly political purpose."

To read more about the initial civil dispute between John Bolton and the Justice Department, click here.

Congress

Livestream: Senate Homeland Security Committee Holds Chad Wolf Nomination Hearing

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Chad Wolf to serve as the secretary of homeland security.

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

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