November 27, 2021

Federal Court Revives Clinton Email Lawsuit

A federal appeals court has ruled unanimously that two government agencies did not take adequate measures to recover the emails Hillary Clinton illegally deleted from her private server. While the State Department and National Archives worked to recover the deleted emails from 2009 to 2013, when Clinton was secretary of state, they refrained from requesting […]

Secret Court Revives NSA Bulk Surveillance

On June 29, a secret court ruled that a federal court and Congress were wrong to end the NSA’s bulk collection of phone metadata; therefore, the mass surveillance can carry on as before — for now. National Journal reports: “The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court [FISC] approved a government request to renew the dragnet collection of […]

House Revives Obama’s Trade Agenda With Passage Of Fast Track Bill

The House voted to resurrect the centerpiece of President Obama’s trade agenda Thursday, six days after his fellow Democrats dealt him a dramatic setback after a months-long lobbying effort. Thursday’s 218-to-208 vote to grant Obama “fast track” authority to negotiate trade deals — including the controversial 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership — is a win for the […]

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