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Technology as the new frontier for furthering political ambitions 2016 broke with news of how analytics firm Cambridge Analytica manipulated user data and personal information to influence the U.S. elections. Although that fiasco panned out to be one of the more infamous demonstrations of how political actors can leverage technology, its efficacy and success emphasized …

Most Republican senators are agitating for the chance to vote to clear Trump of impeachable offenses, but a handful of their colleagues are still agonizing, beset by unique political factors or a battle with their consciences. The news was the first sign that the band of Republicans open to hearing from Bolton especially might be …

Boris Johnson is facing a possible rebellion over his decision to allow China’s Huawei to build part of Britain’s 5G infrastructure. Senior Tories are examining whether they could try to force a Commons vote on tightening restrictions on Huawei or reduce the cap on its market share further from 35% in the coming years. The …

And they are saying that new allegation, first revealed by The New York Times, is consistent with the details laid out by House Democratic managers in their case that Trump used official acts to urge a foreign power to undercut a leading political rival in the 2020 presidential campaign. But they say that nothing in …

The chair of Harvard University’s chemistry department was arrested Tuesday on charges of allegedly lying to the U.S. about millions in Chinese funding he has received, in an escalation of U.S. efforts to counter what officials describe as Beijing’s aggressive recruitment at U.S. universities. In a separate case also unsealed Tuesday, a researcher at Boston …

It may not please large segments of the Conservative party, but Boris Johnson’s Huawei decision is a realistic attempt to carve a compromise between legitimate security concerns about the Chinese company and the need for a fast and affordable rollout of 5G networks in the UK. The decision to designate Huawei a “high risk” vendor …

The official said the injury was minor and the individual had since returned to duty. A State Department spokesperson said Sunday evening that they “are aware of reports of rockets landing in the International Zone,” but did not address the US embassy itself. The State Department did not respond to a query as to whether …

During an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Schiff was asked if he viewed Trump’s tweet that “he has not paid the price, yet, for what he has done to our Country!” as a threat. Schiff responded, “I think it’s intended to be.” Trump’s Twitter attack on Schiff was one of several the President launched …

It was important since the White House has, before now, officially refused to cooperate with the impeachment process. 1. Democrats are trying to steal the 2020 election “For all their talk about election interference, they’re here to perpetrate the most massive interference in an election in American history — and we can’t allow that to happen,” …

After three days of arguments from the House impeachment managers, the President’s legal team will take over the Senate floor to deliver their side of the story, detailing the defense of the President against the two articles of impeachment. The President’s team is delivering its presentation as Senate Republicans feel more confident that the House …