February 24, 2024

Meet the victims, kin and advocates who testified before the Alvin Bragg House panel

Former bodega clerk Jose Alba joined the families of other crime victims and their supporters Monday in railing against Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg at a contentious GOP-led House Judiciary Committee hearing targeting the lefty prosecutor. The group testified at a special congressional “field hearing” at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, putting Bragg on […]

TikTok Paid for an Astroturfed Mob of Influencers to Show Up as CEO Testified Before Congress

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Chinese-owned TikTok reportedly paid for the transportation of popular influencers on its platform to appear in Washington as the company’s CEO appeared before congress. Wired reports that the social media behemoth TikTok launched a large-scale campaign in D.C., which included paying for TikTok influencers to meet their home state lawmakers, staffers, and

Ex-FBI lawyer Page testified that agency still lacked evidence after Mueller named special counsel.

Lisa Page testimony: Collusion still unproven by time of Mueller’s special counsel appointment. More than nine months after the FBI opened its highly classified counterintelligence investigation into alleged coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, FBI lawyer Lisa Page said investigators still could not say whether there was collusion, according to a transcript of Page’s […]

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