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Senate Republican leaders warn Trump but reject calls to enforce legislation to protect Mueller

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa). (J. Scott Applewhite / AP) The Senate Republican leader warned President Trump very much not to bother Robert S. Mueller III on Tuesday – but they stopped again to not include legislation to protect special councils. Their reluctance to take more powerful action came as democratic leaders expressed a new urge to …

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Do not let Mike Pompeo be State Secretary

CIA Director and Nominee for State Secretary Mike Pompeo Testify to Senate Intelligence Committee at Capitol Hill, Washington, USA, February 13, 2018. Reuters / Aaron P Bernstein) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation check out our latest number. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation check out our latest number. Thank you for …

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Mark Zuckerberg Testimony: A critical test for Facebook

Regulations and legal measures could arise for the company. The Common Senate and Commerce Committees will hold their hearing just after the start of 2:15 pm. floor voice on Tuesday. Mr. Zuckerberg will appear before the House's Energy and Trade Committee at 10 o'clock on Wednesday. Expect a long afternoon: 44 senators will attend the hearing and have been promised …

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Mark Zuckerberg, who faces a Senate hearing, can rely on European Integrity Rules

BERLIN – Europe had its own successful social media network once, with dark names like SchuelerVZ, Viadeo and Netlog. Almost all of these platforms have now either been discontinued or have seen their presence to a large extent, because major US technology companies like Facebook and Google have conquered the market. Europe is still a market leader in at least …

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Tom Bossert, National Security Adviser, quits the White House

Tom Bossert, President Trump's top homeland security adviser, is resigning, the White House announced Tuesday. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the president thanked Mr. Bossert for his "patriotic service." "The president is grateful for Tom's commitment to the security and security of our great country," she said in a statement. "Tom led the White House's efforts …

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It's Showtime for Mark Zuckerberg: DealBook Briefing

More from the column: The problem is that Mr. Zuckerberg has for many years apologized for any kind of breach of trust with his "community". And guess what? After every culpa, Facebook society has grown. Elsewhere in Facebook News: Animal Conservation Proponents complained to S.E.C. Photo Are these two things related? Dow Jones Industrial Average and S. & P. ​​500 …

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Ohio and Cleveland get a little bit on the "Nation's Report Card", as national points get flat

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio and other states gained little in the national test last year, acting as "Nationwide Reporting Cards", which shows no significant improvements in reading or maths, even as states continue to push education reform as more aggressive teacher evaluations and the transition to new Common Core-based standards. The Cleveland school area did not show any overall gains, …

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Facebook Mark Zuckerberg is witnessing the congress: What to Watch

April 10, 2018 5:30 am ET WASHINGTON Lawmakers presses Facebook Inc. on the management of personal user data, turns its views to the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has begun a public campaign to repair the damage from a recently announced privacy contest. Here are five things to watch when a couple of senate committees and a house committee hold …

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