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Sep 30 2017

Democrats seek suspension of Jared Kushner s security clearance, pending Russia probe – ABC News #jared #kushner, #elijah #cummings, #donald #trump, #michael #flynn, #trump #russia, #russia #investigation, #politics #news, #election #news, #political #news, #political #news #articles

# Sections Shows Yahoo!-ABC News Network | 2017 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. Democrats seek suspension of Jared Kushner’s security clearance, pending Russia probe WATCH Jared Kushner meets with Netanyahu on first day of Middle East trip House Democrats are raising concerns about the security clearance held by President Trump ’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. saying suspicions about his contacts with Russian officials should be enough to suspend his access to sensitive information. “When there are credible allegations that employees may be unfit to continue accessing classified information, security clearances are supposed to be suspended while …

Sep 21 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Trump team compiles infrastructure priority list #donald #trump, #infrastructure, #airports, #roads, #highways, #railways, #bridges, #states, #air #traffic #control

# EXCLUSIVE: Trump team compiles infrastructure priority list Senate Democrats present a $1 trillion infrastructure bill for the nation’s roads, airports, bridges and seaports, which they say would create 15 million jobs over 10 years. Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called on President Trump to follow through on his campaign promise to invest in infrastructure and back their proposal. The projects on the more detailed document are nearly identical to the ones on the spreadsheet circulated by the National Governors Association among state officials in December, seeking further suggestions. All but two projects on both lists are …

Jul 25 2017

Data Firm Says ‘Secret Sauce’ Aided Trump; Many Scoff – The New York Times #cambridge #analytica,presidential #election #of #2016,data-mining #and #database #marketing,breitbart #news #network #llc,mercer #robert #(1946- #),republican #national #committee,trump #donald #j,bannon #stephen #k,nix #alexander,polls #and #public #opinion

# Data Firm Says ‘Secret Sauce’ Aided Trump; Many Scoff Alexander Nix, chief executive of Cambridge Analytica, at the Concordia Summit for public-private business partnerships in New York in September. The firm claimed to have developed psychographic profiles that could predict the political leanings of every American adult. Credit Bryan Bedder/Getty Images Standing before political and business leaders in New York last fall, Alexander Nix promised a revolution. Many companies compete in the market for political microtargeting, using huge data sets and sophisticated software to identify and persuade voters. But Mr. Nix’s little-known firm, Cambridge Analytica, claimed to have developed …