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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.
A panel of three judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit today unanimously ruled that the House of Representatives has standing to challenge President Trump’s reallocation of funds in the federal budget to construct a border wall.
A judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today denied the Justice Department’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the department by Andrew McCabe, the former deputy director of the FBI.
On Sept. 23, the Justice Department released proposed legislation to revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which shields internet platforms from liability for third-party content shared on their services.
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.
On Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on threats to the homeland.
Republican Sens. Ron Johnson and Chuck Grassley have released a report titled “Hunter Biden, Burisma and Corruption” following a GOP-led probe into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden.
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.
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: