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Thu May 17, 2018, 11:46 AM

Election-Security Briefing for Congress Is Postponed

Source: The Daily Beast


A briefing for members of Congress on election security has been postponed, The Daily Beast has learned. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) had initially organized the briefing, which would feature Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, FBI Director Chris Wray, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. A spokeswoman for Ryan said the briefing is being rescheduled, likely to next week, because of scheduling and logistical issues. The briefing was supposed to be unclassified. But some members argued that this would be pointless. A spokesperson for Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), the top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee, said they hope the briefing will ultimately be classified so that officials can get into detail on the threats facing the American electoral system. The next federal elections are taking place in less than six months. Betsy Woodruff and Andrew Desiderio

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DonViejo May 2018 OP
flibbitygiblets May 2018 #1
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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 12:18 PM

1. Oh please, take your time Eddie Munster. It's not an important topic or anything.

TRAITOR.

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Response to flibbitygiblets (Reply #1)

Thu May 17, 2018, 02:20 PM

3. At this point, maybe better they keep their hands off.

If they touch it, they're likely to pull another HAVA, the vile garbage that introduced vapor-voting machines.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2018, 02:00 PM

2. It may be related to Kirstjen Nielsen fighting to retain her job while tRump debates replacing her


LBN https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142060987

The White House is discussing replacements for homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen

The White House is discussing possible replacements for Department of Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, because Donald Trump is unhappy with how she is running the massive agency tasked with keeping the US safe, according to two people br ... (Quartz)

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