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Pentagon stopped political appointments for Trump allies to join defence advisory boards

The Pentagon has halted former President Donald Trump’s appointments to defence advisory boards, according to Politico. There is currently an ongoing review of the last-minute appointments. Affected nominees include Trump loyalists Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Pentagon has halted the installation of […]
Pentagon stopped political appointments for Trump allies to join defence advisory boards
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she’s rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack

Rep. Rashida Tlaib is leading the progressive opposition to a massive expansion of the security state in the wake of the deadly Capitol attack by Trump supporters. A member of the House Democrats’ “Squad,” Tlaib warned that marginalised groups are typically the selected targets of law enforcement. Tlaib spoke with […]
Rep. Rashida Tlaib on why she’s rallying progressives to fight back against calls for sweeping new government surveillance powers after the Capitol attack
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House Democrats say Trump should be impeached because insurrection attempt threatened the lives of the top 3 people in line to succeed him — creating a huge national security risk

The House Judiciary Committee released a report Tuesday making the case for imminently impeaching Trump after he “wilfully incited violence” at the US Capitol. Among other “impeachable conduct,” the report claimed Trump “threatened the safety of the three most senior officials in the presidential line of succession” – Vice President […]
House Democrats say Trump should be impeached because insurrection attempt threatened the lives of the top 3 people in line to succeed him — creating a huge national security risk
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Biden is considering Russian financial sanctions or other retaliatory action in response to the SolarWinds hack

President-elect Joe Biden is considering financial sanctions and coordinated cyber attacks against Russia, according to Reuters. Biden on Thursday said his government would make the breach a “top priority” from its first day. Biden’s administration will be “imposing substantial costs on those responsible for such malicious attacks, including in coordination […]
Biden is considering Russian financial sanctions or other retaliatory action in response to the SolarWinds hack