Category: Federal Agencies

WASHINGTON (AP) 11/04 — The nation’s chief law enforcement officer is finding himself in a familiar spot: belittled by the president, pressured to investigate political opponents and sucked back into the center of the storm around the investigation into the Trump administration’s campaign ties to Russia.In President Donald Trump’s Cabinet,Read more »

By DEB RIECHMANN,  Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) 09/12 — A government backlog of 700,000 security clearance reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals — even rapists and killers — prompting calls for better and faster vetting of people with access to the nation’s secrets.Read more »