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In a last-minute move, NSA installing Trump loyalist as general counsel

In a last-minute move, NSA installing Trump loyalist as general counsel

The National Security Agency said Sunday it was installing Trump NSC staffer Michael Ellis as its general counsel, after acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller ordered NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone to place the Trump loyalist into the role. “Mr. Ellis accepted his final job offer yesterday afternoon. NSA is moving forward with his employment,” an…MORE

Hotel chain cancels fundraiser for Josh Hawley, citing Capitol riot

Hotel chain cancels fundraiser for Josh Hawley, citing Capitol riot

Loews Hotel Group has canceled an upcoming fundraiser for Republican Sen. Josh Hawley, saying it’s opposed to “all who supported and incited” the deadly riot at the US Capitol. “In light of recent events we have informed the host of this event that it will no longer be held at our hotel in Orlando or…MORE

Biden chief of staff doesn’t rule out stopping intelligence briefings for Trump

Biden chief of staff doesn’t rule out stopping intelligence briefings for Trump

Joe Biden’s incoming White House chief of staff on Sunday did not rule out blocking President Donald Trump from receiving intelligence briefings once he is a private citizen. Asked by CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” whether the Biden administration would follow recommendations from a former intelligence official to limit Trump’s access to…MORE

Young leaders ask incoming Biden administration for a seat at the table

Young leaders ask incoming Biden administration for a seat at the table

A cohort of youth-led organizations has asked the incoming Biden administration to create official positions aimed at engaging younger Americans. The groups have drafted a memo asking the Biden administration to build an “Office of Young Americans” within the Executive Office of the President. They have also asked the administration to appoint a “Director of…MORE

Raskin: I am not going to lose my son in 2020 and country in 2021

Raskin: I am not going to lose my son in 2020 and country in 2021

Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin said Sunday that he’s “not going to lose my son at the end of 2020 and lose my country and my republic in 2021,” in a moving message that comes as he grapples with his family’s loss and his role as the House’s lead impeachment manager in President Donald Trump’s second…MORE

Trump campaign says the President has not yet chosen impeachment defense team

Trump campaign says the President has not yet chosen impeachment defense team

President Donald Trump has not yet assembled a defense team for his upcoming Senate impeachment trial, a spokesperson for the President’s campaign said Sunday. “President Trump has not yet made a determination as to which lawyer or law firm will represent him for the disgraceful attack on our Constitution and democracy, known as the ‘impeachment…MORE

The Senate gets to call the shots for Trump’s impeachment trial

The Senate gets to call the shots for Trump’s impeachment trial

When the US Senate moves forward with an impeachment trial of soon-to-be former President Donald Trump, senators would have full control over how they run it, based on history and Supreme Court precedent. Trump, who desperately fought his first impeachment proceedings and has remained defiant through his second, could not appeal the Senate’s action. The…MORE

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