Congressmen used the chaos of an impending government shutdown to "covertly" neuter efforts to reform Congress' sexual harassment settlement slush fund, according to ethics watchdogs.
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House investigators concluded that Democratic IT aides made unauthorized access to congressional servers in 2016, allegedly accessing the data of members for whom they did not work, logging in as members of Congress themselves, and covering their tracks, according to a presentation summarizing the findings of a four-month internal probe.
University of Rochester's president announced his resignation Thursday under pressure from activists who faulted him for not firing a professor accused of sexual misconduct, even though three separate investigations found no cause to do so.
Huma’s Cousin, Who Partnered With ‘Russian Donald Trump,’ Convicted of Fraud, Tampered With Case By Deleting Emails
A cousin of Huma Abedin who did a half-billion dollar deal with a man known as the "Russian Donald Trump" was convicted of fraud Tuesday, and the judge ordered him jailed immediately, saying he had demonstrated a "disdain for the courts and legal process" and was a flight risk.
The used car dealership known as CIA never seemed like an ordinary car dealership, with inventory, staff and expenses.
Xavier Becerra, the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, barely reacted when he learned the caucus server had been infiltrated in 2016, although he loudly decried the hack of the Democratic National Committee that happened around that same time. No one has faced punishment for the caucus server infiltration.
California's attorney general said young people who came to the country illegally as children are "badass."
The Office of House Employment Counsel brokered a settlement in 2006 over allegations that Rep. Gregory Meeks fired a staffer in retaliation for reporting that she was sexually assaulted at a business tied to a campaign contributor, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned.
A court date for a former Democratic IT aide has been postponed by more than a month after the defendant's attorney, a former Hillary Clinton aide, said he's seeking to block prosecutors from using evidence that appears to include a government laptop tied to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Eighteen months after the House of Representatives began gathering evidence that showed unauthorized logins to congressional servers, falsification of purchase orders and other apparent violations, no criminal charges have been filed tied to the House activities of the Pakistani-born Awan family, raising the question of whether authorities take cybersecurity issues seriously even as politicians lament high-profile hacks.
Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green had sex with a staffer who he said was a drug addict and then sued her when she threatened to go public with claims she suffered a hostile work environment, saying he "will not be extorted or blackmailed."
A civil servants union representing employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) objected to the suspension of VA employee Elizabeth Rivera after she was "arrested and incarcerated for felony armed robbery" and successfully convinced government officials to return her to work and pay her for 30 days she was confined to house arrest.
The family of Imran Awan, the now-indicted former IT aide to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and other Democrats, was previously accused of fraud in Pakistan involving "huge chunks" of land, but the charges were dropped because "Awan's son had easy access to the corridors of power," according to a detailed article in a Pakistani newspaper.
Rep. Jackie Speier is testifying as an advocate against sexual harassment at a congressional hearing Tuesday, and she has received positive news coverage in The New York Times and in The Washington Post for saying that combatting sexual harassment in the workplace is about actions, not words.
The majority of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails released by Wikileaks were not even written until after the DNC knew it had been hacked, raising questions about the effectiveness of Democrats' decision to turn to a private firm instead of the FBI.
Hillary Clinton's Brooklyn-based campaign controlled the Democratic National Committee (DNC) while its neutered leadership was kept "fat and happy" with needless perks paid out by the bankrupt party committee, according to a new book by former interim DNC head Donna Brazile:
Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz did not seem particularly concerned about the cyber breach that led to Wikileaks’ publication of internal emails, her successor Donna Brazile writes in her new book.