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Two lawmakers have called for the Drug Enforcement Administration to stop conducting covert surveillance on civilians as part of the government’s plan to confront widespread protests following the killing of George Floyd last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ousted State Department Inspector General Steve Linick on Wednesday told members of three congressional committees that before he was abruptly fired, he was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s use of government resources as well as the secretary’s decision to approve a multibillion-dollar arms sale to Saudi Arabia.
Noting the need for policies grounded in science rather than fear and bias, a coalition of Democratic House representatives have introduced a resolution that calls for the elimination of deferral periods for queer men wanting to donate blood by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
President Donald Trump faces mounting criticism after protesters near the White House were tear-gassed ahead of him crossing the street to be photographed outside a church.
Amid the rise in anti-Semitism in the United States and abroad, U.S. President Donald Trump signed the Never Again Education Act into law on Friday as part of Jewish American Heritage Month, one month after the 75th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany.
U.S. President Donald Trump signed the Never Again Education Act, which seeks to expand Holocaust education in the United States, into law on Friday.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the legislation in January, while the U.S. Senate did so on May 13.
An Interior Department official misused his position to get his son-in-law hired at the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a government investigation released Friday.
Tensions escalated Friday between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and congressional Democrats, as lawmakers requested formal interviews with one former and six current senior State Department officials, and Pompeo accused Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) of “hackery” and “character assassination.”
Senior House Democrats are demanding more information on what they say is a bad deal for U.S. taxpayers struck by President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin involving ventilators.
Democratic lawmakers on Friday announced they will seek interviews with “key officials” as part of an expanded investigation into President Donald Trump’s decision to fire State Department Inspector General Steve Linick.