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Ajit Pai killed rules that could have helped Florida recover from hurricane

October 19, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Communications Commission chairman slammed wireless carriers on Tuesday for failing to quickly restore phone service in Florida after Hurricane Michael, calling the delay “completely unacceptable.” But FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s statement ignored his agency’s deregulatory blitz that left […]


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Senators Demand Trump Disclose Business Ties to Saudi Arabia

October 18, 2018

Via: Fortune

Just a day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a group of Senators is demanding answers—not about Khashoggi’s possible death at the hands of […]


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Trump Says the Fed Is His Biggest Threat. What’s He So Afraid of?

October 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

It’s not China, it’s not Russia, and it’s not the Democratic Party or pesky journalists. U.S. President Donald Trump says the biggest menace to his administration is the U.S. Federal Reserve. In an interview with Fox Business Network Tuesday, Trump […]


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Federal DMARC compliance spikes up

October 16, 2018

Via: FCW

More than six out of 10 federal domains are fully compliant with website and email security requirements laid out in a Department of Homeland Security directive released last year, while about three out of four are at least publishing reports […]


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US economic outlook vs the rest of the globe is brighter than it’s been in 12 years

October 16, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

The U.S. is putting more distance between itself and the rest of the world in terms of growth expectations from professional investors. The news keeps getting worse for global economic prospects, with respondents to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch […]


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More Senate Dems back alternative to Secure Elections Act

October 15, 2018

Via: FCW

For much of the past year, Sen. Ron Wyden’s (D-Ore.) Protecting American Votes and Elections Act has taken a backseat to the Republican-led, bipartisan-crafted Secure Elections Act in the election security debate on Capitol Hill. Boosters for the bipartisan effort […]


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Larry Kudlow says the Fed is independent and the president is not dictating policy to central bank

October 11, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

A day after President Donald Trump called the Federal Reserve “loco,” his top economic advisor said the White House is not trying to influence monetary policy. Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, spoke Thursday to CNBC about the […]


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Administration to Review Government ‘Competitiveness’ on Compensation

October 9, 2018

Via: Government Executive

The offices of Personnel Management and Management and Budget will spend the next year studying the “competitiveness” of federal compensation with that of agencies’ private sector counterparts, according to a quarterly update to President Trump’s management agenda. The report on […]


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After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump on Air Force One

October 8, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will fly with President Donald Trump on Air Force One on Monday to a police chiefs’ conference in Florida. The flight may give Trump and Rosenstein their most extensive conversation since last month’s news reports […]


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Brett Kavanaugh Says He ‘Might Have Been Too Emotional’ During Hearing in WSJ Op-Ed

October 5, 2018

Via: Fortune

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh wrote in an opinion article Thursday that he “might have been too emotional” and “said a few things I should not have said” during last week’s Senate hearing on sexual assault allegations against him. In […]