Tag: Dept

  • Trump and Biden win N.H.; Education Dept. to fix FAFSA error : NPR

    Trump and Biden win N.H.; Education Dept. to fix FAFSA error : NPR

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    Good morning. You’re reading the Up First newsletter. Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox, and listen to the Up First podcast for all the news you need to start your day. Today’s top stories Former President Donald Trump handily won the New Hampshire primary, bringing him one step closer to securing the…

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  • Veteran State Dept. official resigns over U.S.’s ‘blind support’ of Israel in its war against Hamas

    Veteran State Dept. official resigns over U.S.’s ‘blind support’ of Israel in its war against Hamas

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    A State Department official with over a decade of experience in the agency’s bureau that oversees U.S. arms sales resigned this week, citing what he called the U.S.’s “blind support” for Israel in its war with Hamas war and its continued “provision of lethal arms to Israel.” Josh Paul, who served as director of congressional…

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  • The Justice Dept. Was Indeed Weaponized—a Century Ago

    The Justice Dept. Was Indeed Weaponized—a Century Ago

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    Last month, a House subcommittee chaired by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) convened to investigate the alleged “weaponization of the federal government.” Witnesses, including two former F.B.I. special agents, testified to their belief that the U.S. Department of Justice and its Federal Bureau of Investigation have been targeting political opponents of the Biden administration. No bombshells…

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