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A George federal judge on Friday declined for the time being to dismiss a False Claims Act suit brought against Kuwaiti companies contracted to feed U.S. armed forces in the Middle East, saying they have been sufficiently served.
Jeff Sessions’ record of favoring what he sees as national security interests over personal privacy rights indicates the new attorney general will likely take an aggressive approach to gathering digital data, and in doing so he will almost certainly spur a new wave of court challenges to government prying.
Amid reports of ramped-up immigration raids around the country, a leaked memo shows the Trump administration at one point considered using members of the National Guard to round up deportable immigrants, although the White House denied such a plan was in the works.
A U.S. Department of Homeland Security watchdog vowed Thursday to keep a close eye on President Donald Trump’s planned multibillion-dollar southern border wall project, pointing to “very poor” historic performance by the agency in similar projects.
Newly-confirmed Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo hit back Thursday at claims intelligence officials are withholding sensitive information from President Donald Trump in order to avoid it being shared with Russia, saying the CIA has been fully forthright in briefing the president.