Hillary Clinton’s BlackBerry was vulnerable to hackers during her first visit abroad as secretary of state, according to internal State Department documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
State’s top diplomatic security official warned Cheryl Mills, Clinton’s chief of staff, against using their BlackBerries in “Mahogany Row,” the suite of offices at the department’s Foggy Bottom headquarters where the secretary and her top deputies worked, in a March 2009 memo.
Malicious actors routinely attempted to hack the personal email accounts of senior State Department officials during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as the nation’s chief diplomat, an internal memo reveals.
As the nation’s chief diplomat, Hillary Clinton was responsible for ascertaining whether information in her possession was classified and acknowledged that “negligent handling” of that information could jeopardize national security, according to a copy of an agreement she signed upon taking the job.
A day after assuming office as Secretary of State, Clinton signed a Sensitive Compartmented Information Nondisclosure Agreement that laid out criminal penalties for “any unauthorized disclosure” of classified information.
Taxpayers could end up footing the bill for Iran’s purchase of American-manufactured planes thanks to legislation passed on Thursday that critics say facilitates U.S. support for an Iranian commercial airline sector frequently used in service of its international terrorist proxies.
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider this week whether to hear a potentially landmark First Amendment case on donations to nonprofit groups, marking a flashpoint in a battle over money and free speech increasingly taking place in courts instead of legislatures.
Liberal foundations financing a nonprofit news venture that is reporting on donations made by the Koch Brothers to colleges are also financing on-campus groups protesting the Kochs’ donations.
Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig is running for president on a platform of campaign finance transparency, but he appears to have publicly misled the American people about his own campaign’s finances.
Donald Trump disavowed every Super PAC supporting his candidacy last week, but one such group, currently in its planning stages and backed by a partial owner of casinos bearing the real estate magnate’s name, could test his aversion to the groups.
A leading Democratic super PAC says it will no longer employ lobbyists in the wake of a scandal involving contributions to the group, but one of the executives who announced the move directs a politically connected nonprofit whose corporate supporters have landed billions in federal subsidies.
A dark money group run by a liberal investor and financed by a handful of seven- and eight-figure donors is bankrolling over a hundred disparate initiatives and nonprofit organizations, some of which have popped up in electoral contests around the country, internal documents reveal.