Though Homeland Security tries to steer clear of electoral politics, the department does take into account that adversaries might be more likely to target swing states and districts, Assistant Secretary Jeanette Manfra told Sen. The committee's recommendations are a preview of an election security report that is expected to be released in its entirety in the coming weeks.
The Senate voted 55-44 on Tuesday to block a resolution that would have limited United States role and support in Yemen's war. Congress never explicitly authorized the military operation, and pressure has mounted as Yemen's humanitarian catastrophe has worsened over the course of the three-year campaign.
She says opposition leaders were intimidated or jailed. "When I look at a Russian election, what I see is a lack of credibility in tallying the results, I'm always reminded of the elections they have in nearly every communist country, where whoever the dictator was of the moment, always got a huge percentage of the vote".
It was earlier reported some local media that 105 of the 110 schoolgirls were released and transported to Dapchi by Boko Haram fighters and that five of the girls were dead. But a security analyst is anxious abduction may become an industry in Nigeria following government's approach of negotiating the release of abductees.
The net for catching violations is wide, spanning "all nonpublic information I learn of or gain access to in the course of my official duties in the service of the United States Government on White House staff", including "communications.with members of the press" and "with employees of federal, state, and local governments", reported The Post .
It also reduced its holding in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) by 120,879 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 115,442 shares, and cut its stake in Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX). Its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division, which handles cloud-based projects for a range of clients, took in almost $17.5 billion in revenue in 2017 and its operating profit represented 60% of the entire company's.