After decades of asserting China posed little threat, senior U.S. intelligence leaders on Tuesday warned Congress Beijing now represents the most significant challenge to American security as China prepares for ideological war against the U.S.-led democratic system.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats released a statement on Monday defending America’s intelligence community and reaffirming its conclusion Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
U.S. intelligence leaders warned Congress Tuesday that China poses a major security threat by stealing and buying sensitive American technology.
Top intelligence and law enforcement officials on Thursday requested that Congress reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, which permits the targeted collection of emails and other communications associated with foreign persons located outside the United States.
President Donald Trump appeared to confirm reports that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating him for possible obstruction of justice, tweeting Thursday that “now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story.”
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election now includes inquiries into whether President Donald Trump has attempted to obstruct justice.