Trump names new acting director of national intelligence

World / Politics Aug 9, 2019

Trump names new acting director of national intelligence

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become the acting director of national intelligence. Trump said in a tweet that Maguire will take over the post on Aug. 15, when Dan Coats, the current ...

Election security divides Congress after Robert Mueller testimony

World / Politics Jul 26, 2019

Election security divides Congress after Robert Mueller testimony

Former special counsel Robert Mueller's warning that Russian interference is still happening "as we sit" is putting pressure on Republican leaders in Congress to join Democrats in passing additional election security legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, halted a bipartisan effort to ...