We set out to design a set of surveys to measure the extent to which public opinion—or, perhaps more accurately, the public’s moral intuition—aligns with legal considerations regarding the use of force. Our results surprised us.
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With President Trump continuing to threaten the Mueller investigation, Congress is moving forward with legislation to protect the special counsel. But that legislation will have to make its way through complex congressional procedures in order to succeed.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding an executive business meeting Thursday during which it will consider legislation protecting the special counsel from termination without good cause.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is holding a hearing Thursday at 10:15 a.m. on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.
Recent polling shows that Americans are concerned about election security and Russian election interference as well, though a partisan divide remains to some degree.
The House Armed Services Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. on cyber operations, and the Senate Armed Services Committee is holding a concurrent hearing on special operations and future security challenges.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. featuring testimony from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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