Politics and National Security

Officials also pointed to the ongoing scourge of illicit drugs, mainly fentanyl, as a danger to Americans.
Adel Daoud was sentenced to 16 years in prison over a faked 2012 bomb plot, despite questions of entrapment and mental competence. Now an appeals court wants to hit him harder.
Some of the compromised documents seized at his Florida country club included information from intel officers and foreign agents working on behalf of the U.S.
“There's no allegation that there was harm done to the national security,” said Sen. Marco Rubio, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee.
The Associated Press has obtained more than 4,000 pages of documents related to Jeffrey Epstein’s jail suicide.
The Secret Service is investigating whether the person intentionally went into the home or whether it was some kind of accident.
New drug shortages in the U.S. grew by almost 30% from 2021 to 2022, according to the Senate Homeland Security Committee.
Despite its ambitions, China values a stable relationship with the U.S., Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told senators.
A former diplomat has been on a years-long quest to get answers about a sexual harassment allegation against a top State Department nominee, and several Biden appointees have filed Equal Employment Opportunity complaints.
Rep. Michael McCaul said he thinks Greene has "matured" and "realizes she doesn’t know everything." In the meantime, she'll be making security decisions.