The House Intelligence Committee released new texts from Robert Hyde and an unknown third party that discuss monitoring the diplomat before she was fired by President Donald Trump.
Attorney General William Tong and his fellow attorneys general say Google threatens competition and hurts consumers and business.
Rep. Jim Himes, who will question Robert Mueller Wednesday, says the former special counsel is ‘”a very careful person.”
In investigating the origins of the Russia probe, U.S. Attorney John Durham risks angering either the White House or the FBI.
Several Connecticut lawmakers are heavily involved in the Democrat’s Plan B” to continue investigations into the Trump administration.
Washington — A grand jury is investigating whether former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke lied about how he handled Connecticut tribes’ gaming petitions.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday pressed William Barr, President Donald Trump’s choice to head the Justice Department, on whether he would make all of special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report public. As he had when asked similar questions by other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing for Attorney General, Barr deflected the question during a tense exchange.
WASHINGTON – An investigation into the Coast Guard Academy’s treatment of minority cadets continues months after members of the U.S. House and Senate pressed the service for more information about racial disparities. The Coast Guard Academy’s poor rates of minority enrollment and graduation have prompted a lawmaker to introduce legislation that would change its admission policies and “culture” regarding minority cadets.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google over revelations that the company not only exposed private data of Google+ users to outside developers, but also failed to disclose the data leak for months.
A handful of Connecticut female candidates joined other Democrats Monday calling for an investigation into the complaint that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl at a high school party decades ago.
WASHINGTON – Concerned about complaints of sexual harassment and bullying at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Rep. Joe Courtney and two other Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday asked the new Coast Guard commander, Admiral Karl Shultz, for information and internal records that would aid them in an investigation of racial disparity and harassment.
Upon revelations that Cambridge Analytica had harvested extensive psychographic information from about 50 million Facebook users, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen demanded that Facebook Chairman Mark Zuckerberg answer the questions many Americans were asking: “How and why was their personal data exploited?” He spoke with the Connecticut Mirror about why he launched a multi-state inquiry.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday slammed President Trump for declining to say whether he would grant an interview to special counsel Robert Mueller and his team, who are investigating any possible collusion between Russian and the Trump campaign. Blumenthal said, “The president has a moral and legal duty to cooperate.”
WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal listened to Donald Trump Jr. testify for five hours in a closed-door Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday, but says he’s not satisfied with the responses. He said the president’s eldest son “raised more questions than he answered.”
WASHINGTON – The Navy on Friday announced it has recovered the remains of Dustin Doyon of Suffield, the second confirmed casualty from a collision on Monday between the USS John McCain and a merchant ship in the waters near Singapore.