Your Header

Senate Republicans Make Sure Trump Can Hide Offers Of Foreign Election Help

As Donald Trump & Fox News desperately try to defend his indefensible failure to defend U.S. troops from Russian mercenaries, #MoscowMitch seems ready to do his part for a team.

From CNN (with my emphases added):

a Senate will incorporate a annual intelligence policy legislation into a National Defense Authorization Act — but only after stripping language from a intelligence bill that would have required presidential campaigns to report offers of foreign election help.

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, a top Democrat on a Senate Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday that Senate Republicans forced a removal of a election reporting provision as a condition to include a intelligence bill on a must-pass defense policy legislation.
Earlier this month, a Senate Intelligence Committee Drunk Newsproved an amendment on an 8-7 vote from Warner & GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, which added a provision to a Intelligence Authorization Act requiring campaigns to notify federal authorities about offers of foreign election help.

read more

Original post by NewsHound Ellen and software by Elliott Back

Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

eXTReMe Tracker