Carl Levin News
The Latest: Another name added to Trump Tower meeting list
Revelations that a Russian developer's representative was the eighth attendee at a Trump Tower campaign meeting arranged by President Donald Trump's eldest son prompted a new round of castigation Tuesday from Democrats
Lawyer: Russian developer's staffer also at Trump Tower meet
Revelations that a Russian developer's representative was the eighth attendee at a Trump Tower campaign meeting arranged by President Donald Trump's eldest son are prompting a new round of castigation from Democrats
Looking back at 7 of history’s most notable Congressional hearings and testimonies
All eyes in Washington, D.C., will be on former FBI Director James Comey as he testifies today in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election. While the highly anticipated testimony from Comey could well become one of the
Senator Says Pentagon 'Declaring Victory' as It Distorts Sexual Assault Numbers
When the Pentagon released a new report last Friday detailing what one top official described as “meaningful progress” in combatting the military’s sexual assault epidemic, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was preparing to release a report of her own. It might as well have been titled, “Not So Fast.” In a
What You Need To Know About The CIA Torture Report
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES HAPPENING TODAY: The Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence is expected to make public today a redacted version of the executive summary of its comprehensive investigation of the CIA’s detention and interrogation program, ABC’s LUIS MARTINEZ ...
What You Need to Know About the Senate's CIA Torture Report
The Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence is expected to make public today a redacted version of the executive summary of its comprehensive investigation of the CIA ’s detention and interrogation program. The comprehensive report has come to be known in shorthand as the “CIA Torture Report."
Why Obama's New Defense Nominee Ashton Carter Likes 'Charmed Quarks'
The man President Obama has tapped to be his next Secretary of Defense is an expert in “charmed quarks." Ashton Carter is a physicist and medieval historian by training, educated at Yale and Oxford and teaching classes at Harvard, according to his official biography. In 1975, he published an
Progress Report on Number of Sex Assault Cases in the Military
Number of cases down since new reforms last year; more victims coming forward.
President Obama Plans to Nominate Ashton Carter as Next Defense Secretary
President Obama intends to nominate Ashton Carter to replace Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary, according to a source familiar with the decision. An announcement is likely by the end of the week. Sen. John McCain, who will become chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said he does not anticipate
Walmart Exploiting Tax Loopholes: Watchdog
Retailer avoiding $1 billion yearly in taxes, Americans for Tax Fairness alleges.