Kushner Still Lacks Highest Level Security Clearance

Presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner lacks the clearance necessary to view the nation’s most closely-guarded secrets. The revelation was reported by The Washington Post. It is the latest development in a story that has drawn out for nearly two years as Kushner has struggled to achieve, and maintain, the security clearances […]

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Washington Man Arrested for Sending Packages Containing Explosive Devices to Government Buildings, Military Bases

A Washington State man with a history of writing incoherent notes to the military was arrested late last night for sending suspicious packages to military bases and government buildings in Washington D.C. Forty-three-year-old Thang Cong Phan was taken into custody shortly before midnight on Monday. Phan had sent eleven packages containing “potential destructive devices” to […]

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Senator Rand Paul Vows to Block Both Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel Nominations for Secretary of State and CIA Director

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has vowed to block the nominations of Mike Pompeo to be the next Secretary of State and Gina Haspel to be the next CIA Director he announced today.  Pompeo is the current CIA Director and Haspel is the current Deputy CIA Director.  Haspel has been with the Agency since 1985. Pompeo […]

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Breaking News: President Trump Fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

President Donald Trump has replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with current CIA Director Mike Pompeo.  The President made the announcement on Twitter shortly before 9 a.m. this morning. “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his […]

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CIA: Story We Were Swindled Out of $100,000 by Russian Hacker Patently False

The CIA is denying a story by The New York Times and The Intercept that it was swindled out of $100,000 during secret negotiations with a Russian hacker.  The Times and the Intercept originally reported that U.S. spies paid the funds to a Russian who said he could provide them with previously stolen hacking software […]

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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats: U.S. Under Attack from Cyber Sources

The Director of National Intelligence, testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, said that the U.S. remains under Cyber attack and that the attacks are continuous.  “Frankly, the United States is under attack.  Under attack by entities that are using cyber to penetrate virtually every major action that takes place in the United States,” Dan […]

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Senator Wants Answers From FBI, CIA on Why It Took So Long to Apprehend Chinese Double Agent

Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is looking for answers from the FBI and CIA about how they handled the case of a former CIA official who may have given the names of CIA operatives to the Chinese government.  Grassley and other members of Congress are asking why it took the FBI […]

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CIA Director Pushes Back on Schumer, Nothing “Untoward” About Meeting with Russian Counterparts

CIA Director Mike Pompeo responded to a letter from Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer raising concerns about a meeting Pompeo had with the head of Russia’s top spy agency. Pompeo said that Schumer implied there was something “untoward” about the meeting. “Let me assure you there is not,” Pompeo wrote.  “We periodically meet with our […]

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Former CIA Official Arrested & Charged with Revealing Informants’ Names to China

A former CIA official was arrested this week, charged with revealing the names of CIA informants to the Chinese government.  The information helped the Chinese dismantle one of the U.S.’ most valuable intelligence networks.  It’s considered one of the U.S. intelligence community’s worst failures in years. Notebooks containing handwritten notes of classified information detailing meetings […]

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