Archive for Hearings

Facebook on Capitol Hill

Today starts a two-day cycle of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimonies (here is his published written testimony) to various Congressional committees; the first hearing begins at 2:15 this afternoon, and the subsequent hearing for April 11 starts at 10am. An informative review of this massive data breach is here.

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Upcoming Cases Before the Supreme Court, October 2017 Term

This October 2017 term appears to be one full of important cases that will resonate down the years: cell phone privacy, district re-mapping, civil rights and free speech, etc. This CRS report –  Supreme Court October Term 2017: A Preview of Select Cases, September 19, 2017 – discusses the importance of four major cases and provides copious notes on these highlighted items as well as providing a table listing all the cases already approved. Another site with extensive coverage of this upcoming term is ScotusBlog, a real go-to site for me.

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Recent Congressional Hearings On Security

There have been well over 100 hearings so far this year; transcripts for most of them can be found here.

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Live! – Ex-FBI Director Comey’s Testimony Before Senate Intelligence Committee

His highly anticipated appearance begins at 10am today.

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Former FBI Director Comey’s Prepared Statement Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Although he is testifying tomorrow, the Senate Intelligence Committee has just released his opening statement. It is riveting reading.

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Upcoming Congressional Intelligence Hearings

There are many hearings in Congress on various security-related issues. These two seem most relevant: Senior security officials testify re: FISA before the Senate Intelligence Committee today,  and former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the same committee tomorrow on the Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. More than 100 additional hearings before this committee can also be viewed; they all come with searchable transcripts.

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Who’s Who In Russian Investigations

As the allegations of Russian interference in the elections continue, along with the ever-increasing numbers of Trump officials being identified as communicating with Russian figures, it is getting harder and harder to remember all the parties involved. However, thank to CNN. we have a handy guide to the major players.

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