Tag: Marco Rubio

Schumer Blocks Election Security Briefing Over Supreme Court Fight

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday blocked an election security briefing from taking place due to his frustration with Republican plans to move forward with replacing deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Acting Senate Intelligence Chairman Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on the Senate…

Chinese State Media Hails TikTok-Oracle Partnership Proposal

Chinese state media praised the proposed deal between TikTok creators ByteDance and Oracle Corporation on Tuesday, with the Communist Party’s Global Times saluting it as recognition for “the hard-won efforts of the Chinese company amid a lack of trust between the world’s two largest economies.”…

Senator Urges Additional Ban on Tencent-Owned Mobile App Over Security Threats

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is urging the U.S. administration to extend a transaction ban to WeChat’s sister app, QQ, in a bid to counter “hazards posed by high-risk Chinese telecommunications hardware and software.” Like WeChat, the instant messaging app QQ is developed by Chinese tech…

The Terrifying Inadequacy of American Election Law

Merely voting and counting the votes in this year’s election will be an extraordinary challenge. The country faces the worst public-health crisis in a century, a potentially severe shortage of poll workers, mail-in voting on an unprecedented scale, mounting functional problems at the U.S. Postal…

Tom Cotton: Senate Intelligence Committee Report ‘Puts to Bed’ Claims of Collusion

Cotton emphasized that Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation found no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.…