As Congress gears up to reauthorize a controversial section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), privacy activists are pushing for major transparency reform, according to a new report.
U.S. intelligence officials were frustrated with the Obama administration’s response to Russia’s cyber espionage and disinformation campaigns to disrupt Western democracies, arguing the administration’s reluctance to respond more forcefully stemmed from fear of Russian retaliation.
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster let one of his predecessors, Susan Rice, keep her top-secret security clearance nearly one month after reports surfaced about Rice’s potential misuse of that clearance.
Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff (Calif.) has done 123 national television interviews totaling more than 14 hours of air time since January, according to a tracking report provided to the White House.
Obama administration National Security Adviser Susan Rice met behind closed doors with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Friday to discuss its Russian meddling probe.
Susan Rice, former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, is no longer expected to testify Tuesday in a closed-door hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on allegations that she requested the identities of “masked” U.S. persons in intelligence reports linked to President Donald Trump’s transition and campaign.
NBC News correspondent Katy Tur deleted a tweet Thursday pushing a talking point that had been debunked only a week earlier.