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  • Senate Committee Expected To Vote On Donald Trump’s Pick To Lead Agency In Charge Of Voice Of America

    When President Donald Trump complained last month that Senate Democrats were holding up his nominees in the midst of a global pandemic, he singled out Michael Pack as one of the figures whose confirmation had stalled. Pack was his choice to lead the U.S. Agency for Global Media, which overseas a number of government-backed broadcasting [

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  • Senate Intelligence Committee passes Ratcliffe nomination to full Senate on party-line vote

    As expected, the Senate Intelligence Committee voted to approve the nomination of devoted Donald Trump toady Rep. John Ratcliffe as Trump's new Director of National Intelligence. An AP source says the closed-hearing vote was along party lines, 8-7; the nomination will now go to the full Senate. Notably, the vote was chaired by new committee head Marco Rubio, the man of voluminous Bible quotes and no identifiable principles, after former chairman Sen. Richard Burr temporarily stepped down during...

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  • Senate confirms Ratcliffe as Trump's intelligence director

    The vote comes amid escalating feuding between Democrats and the White House about intelligence agencies' role in the investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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  • Rubio steps in to lead Senate Intelligence Committee

    WASHINGTON (AP) " Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will temporarily become chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Republican leaders announced, taking charge of the panel at a time of turnover and tension in the nation's intelligence community.Rubio will replace North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, who said last week that he would step aside after federal agents examining his recent stock sales showed up at his home with a warrant to search his cellphone. Friday was Burr's last day in [

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  • Rubio steps in to lead Senate Intelligence Committee

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will temporarily become chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Republican leaders announced, taking charge of the panel at a time of turnover and

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  • Senate committee authorizes subpoenas in Hunter Biden probe

    WASHINGTON — A Senate Committee on Wednesday voted to authorize subpoenas as part of the investigation into Hunter Biden’s high-paying work for Ukrainian gas company Burisma, according to a report. Senate Homeland Security Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson will now be able to subpoena Blue Star Strategies, the Democratic public-relations firm that Burisma engaged while Biden

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  • Sen. Marco Rubio to lead Senate Intelligence Committee

    LOL, nothing matters. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has been promoted to a new position is temporarily going to become chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Republican leaders announced on Tuesday. Rubio is to replace North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, who last week agreed to step aside when federal agents examining sketchy recent stock sales by the senator paid a visit to his home with a warrant to search his cellphone. Friday was Burr’s last day leading the Senate Intelligence Committee,...

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