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Subject: NATIONAL SECURITY

FBI probes "secret" docs at Mar-a-Lago - suggesting a "criminal investigation" is already underway
Apr 8 2022 Igor Derysh. Salon.

Opinion: On those boxes found at Mar-a-Lago, Congress should let Justice do its job
Apr 8 2022 Colbert I. King. Washington Post.

US intelligence community 'struggled' to brief Trump, CIA study says
Nov 29 2021 Katie Bo Lillis. CNN.

Troops move to block Pentagon vaccine requirement in court
Sep 30 2021 Ellen Mitchell. The Hill.

Former top DHS official: Trump return to White House would be 'disaster' for intelligence community
Sep 26 2021 Monique Beals. The Hill.

Opinion: This historian predicted Jan. 6. Now he warns of greater violence
Jul 16 2021 Dana Milbank. Washington Post.

Ex-Trump official: 'No. 1 national security threat I've ever seen' is GOP
Jul 16 2021 Jordan Williams. The Hill.

Trump Organization and CFO to be charged Thursday: WSJ
Jun 30 2021 Mychael Schnell. The Hill.

White House Unveils Strategy to Combat Domestic Extremism
Jun 15 2021 Zolan Kanno-youngs. New York Times.

Biden says Trump should not receive intelligence briefings
Feb 6 2021 Shane Harris. Washington Post.

White House reviewing whether Trump should continue receiving intel briefings
Feb 1 2021 Jonathan Easley. The Hill.

FBI investigating whether woman stole laptop from Pelosi's office to sell it to Russia
Jan 17 2021 Kyle Cheney. Politico.

Trump should be denied intelligence briefings, Schiff says
Jan 17 2021 Sarah Cammarata. Politico.

Why James Comey is concerned about Trump's post-presidency intelligence briefings
Jan 15 2021 Joanna Rosa. ABC.

A former president Trump won't `need to know.' Cut off his intelligence
Jan 16 2021 Susan M. Gordon. Washington Post.

Secret Service director reminds employees to be nonpartisan ahead of Biden inauguration
Jan 14 2021 Jim Acosta, Jason Hoffman. CNN.

Expecting trouble, DC locks down a week before inauguration
Jan 14 2021 Ashraf Khalil, Lolita C. Baldor. Associated Press.

The Gutted, 'Unnerving' State of the Agencies Supposed to Keep the U.S. Safe
Jan 14 2021 Garret M. Graff. Politico.

Feds warn extremists may be emboldened to carry out additional attacks after Capitol insurrection
Jan 14 2021 Josh Campbell. CNN.

Fight Trump Like a Terrorist Leader, National Security Experts Say
Jan 13 2021 Mark Follman. Mother Jones.

What's so wrong with Capitol security that a mob can just waltz right in?
Jan 7 2021 Editorial Board. Baltimore Sun.

Democrats cry alarm over proposal to split up NSA, Cyber Command amid hacking crisis
Dec 19 2020 Martin Matishak. Politico.

Trump downplays Russia in first comments on cyberattack
Dec 19 2020 Jill Colvin, Matthew Lee. Associated Press.

Trump downplays massive cyber hack on government after Pompeo links attack to Russia
Dec 19 2020 Veronica Stracqualursi, Jennifer Hansler. CNN.

Trump downplays cyberattack on U.S., breaks with Pompeo on Russia's role
Dec 19 2020 Evan Semones. Politico.

Trump Discussed Naming Campaign Lawyer as Special Counsel on Election Fraud
Dec 19 2020 Maggie Haberman, Zolan Kanno-Youngs. New York Times.

Trump, contradicting Pompeo, downplays gravity of massive cyberattack against U.S. government, as well as Russia's role
Dec 19 2020 Ellen Nakashima. Washington Post.

Trump downplays impact of hack, questions whether Russia involve
Dec 19 2020 Tal Axelrod. The Hill.

How U.S. agencies' trust in untested software opened the door to hackers
Dec 19 2020 Eric Geller. Politico.

US cybersecurity agency warns suspected Russian hacking campaign broader than previously believed
Dec 17 2020 Zachary Cohen, et al. CNN.

Hack against US is `grave' threat, cybersecurity agency says
Dec 17 2020 Ben Fox. Associated Press.

Trump remains silent as massive cyber hack poses 'grave risk' to government
Dec 17 2020 Kevin Liptak. CNN.

Nuclear weapons agency breached amid massive cyber onslaught
Dec 17 2020 Natasha Bertrand, Eric Wolfe. Politico.

FBI scrambles to assess damage from Russia-linked US government hack
Dec 17 2020 Luke Barr, Jack Date. ABC.

The Cybersecurity 202: Trump took the nation in the wrong direction on cybersecurity, experts say
Dec 15 2020 Joseph Marks. Washington Post.

White House fires Pentagon advisory board members, installs loyalists
Dec 4 2020 Lara Seligman, et al. Politico.

When he leaves office, can ex-President Trump be trusted with America's national security secrets?
Nov 27 2020 Ken Dilanian. NBC News.

Trump orders Pentagon to pull 2,500 troops from Afghanistan and Iraq
Nov 17 2020 Ellen Mitchell. The Hill.

Questions swirl at Pentagon after wave of departures
Nov 15 2020 Rebecca Kheel, Ellen Mitchell. The Hill.

FBI Sits on Report Detailing White-Supremacist Terror Threat
Oct 26 2020 Spencer Ackerman. Daily Beast.

Cybersecurity Consultant Was Outed for Ties to Moscow, So Why Is He Meeting Top Trump Officials in DC?
Oct 21 2020 Michael Weiss, Pierre Vaux. Daily Beast.

Hayden endorses Biden, says Trump 'doesn't care about facts'
Oct 7 2020 Morgan Gstalter. The Hill.

John Bolton: Trump could pull US out of NATO
Oct 1 2020 Andrew McDonald. Politico.

Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump's debt
Sep 29 2020 Aamer Madhani, Deb Reichmann. Associated Press.

CIA clamps down on flow of Russia intelligence to White House
Sep 23 2020 Natasha Bertrand, Daniel Lippman. Politico.

Democrats smell blood with new DHS whistleblower complaint
Sep 11 2020 Olivia Beavers. The Hill.

Trump's need to gossip about nukes provokes anxiety
Sep 10 2020 Kevin Liptak, et al. CNN.

Trump Creates His Own `Deep State'
Sep 1 2020 John Sipher. New York Times.

John Brennan: Trump will suffocate the intelligence community to get reelected
Aug 31 2020 John Brennan. Washington Post.

Barr's removal of career national security official, weeks before elections, raises concerns
Aug 31 2020 Mike Levine. ABC.

Dems outraged as Trump administration scales back election security briefings
Aug 29 2020 Betsy Woodruff Swan, et al. Politico.

Rubio says congressional oversight of intelligence faces 'historic crisis' following DNI announcement
Aug 29 2020 J. Edward Moreno. The Hill.

Manafort was `grave counterintelligence threat' due to Russian contacts, Senate panel says
Aug 18 2020 Andrew Desiderio, et al. Politico.

Report: Trump campaign's Russia contacts a `grave' threat
Aug 18 2020 Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick. Associated Press.

Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump's Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies
Aug 8 2020 Robert Draper. New York Times.

Russia bounty flap highlights intel breakdown under Trump
Jul 1 2020 Natasha Bertrand, Kyle Cheney. Politico.

From pandering to Putin to abusing allies and ignoring his own advisers, Trump's phone calls alarm US officials
Jun 29 2020 Carl Berstein. CNN.

Russia. Ukraine. China. Bolton account highlights pattern of Trump welcoming foreign political help
Jun 18 2020 Rosalind S. Helderman, Tom Hamburger. Washington Post.

Former diplomats and civilian officials condemn Trump administration's response to protests
Jun 8 2020 Carol Morello. Washington Post.

For Spy Agencies, Briefing Trump Is a Test of Holding His Attention
May 21 2020 Julian E. Barnes, Adam Goldman. New York Times.

Acting counterterrorism center head fired, according to former U.S. Officials
Mar 19 2020 Ellen Nakashema. Washington Post.

Trump loyalists take command of the intelligence community
Mar 17 2020 David Ignatius. Washington Post.

Trump again nominates Rep. John Ratcliffe to be director of national intelligence
Feb 28 2020 Shane Harris, Ellen Nakashima. Washington Post.

Responding to news of Russian interference, Trump sends chilling message to U.S. intelligence community
Feb 22 2020 Shane Harris, et al. Washington Post.

Senior intelligence official told lawmakers that Russia wants to see Trump reelected
Feb 21 2020 Ellen Nakashima. Washington Post.

Trump puts an unqualified loyalist in charge of national intelligence
Feb 20 2020 Editorial Board. Washington Post.

Ambassador's cellphone call to Trump from Kyiv restaurant was a stunning breach of security, former officials say
Nov 13 2019 Ellen Nakashima. Washington Post.

Democrats flip the script on a cut-and-run president
Oct 15 2019 Dana Milbank. Washington Post.

Trump's calls with foreign leaders have long worried aides, leaving some `genuinely horrified'
Oct 4 2019 Carol D. Leonnig, et al. Washington Post.

A shocking CNN scoop confirms: Officials are defending our country from Trump
Sep 10 2019 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.

Candidates for spy chief in short supply Devin Nunes? Holy Shit!
Aug 15 2019 Martin Matishak. Politico.

GOP blocks election security bills after Mueller testimony
Jul 24 2019 Jordain Carney. The Hill.

Trump administration has gutted programs aimed at detecting weapons of mass destruction
Jul 16 2019 David Willman. Los Angeles Times.

Trump's erratic policy moves put national security at risk, experts warn
Jun 23 2019 Felicia Sonmez, David J. Lynch. Washington Post.

Trump smashed months of FBI work to thwart election interference
Jun 13 2019 Darren Samuelsohn, Natasha Bertrand. Politico.

`I think I'd take it': Trump says he might not report foreign help to FBI in 2020
Jun 13 2019 Matthew Choi. Politico.

Five Questions From a Former Spy About the Chinese Woman Arrested at Mar-a-lago
Apr 20 2019 Alex Finley. Politico.

Feds are investigating possible Chinese spying at Mar-a-Lago & Cindy Yang, sources say
Apr 3 2019 Jay Weaver, et al. Miami Herald.

Chinese woman carrying thumb drive with malware arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
Apr 3 2019 Devlin Barrett, David A. Fahrenthold. Washington Post.

White House whistleblower says 25 security clearance denials were reversed during Trump administration
Apr 1 2019 Rachael Bade. Washingtion Post.

Jared Kushner's use of WhatsApp raises concerns among cybersecurity experts
Mar 23 2019 Kevin Collier. CNN.

Trump grows frustrated with Coats, leading some to fear he might be fired
Feb 19 2019 Shane Harris, et al. Washington Post.

Trump says Intel chiefs told him media mischaracterized comments
Jan 31 2019 Brett Samuelsohn. The Hill.

Even some Republicans balk as Trump targets US spy chiefs
Jan 31 2019 Stephen Collinson. CNN.

Trump blasts intel chiefs as 'passive and naive'
Jan 30 2019 Olivia Beavers. The Hill.

New York Times: Trump raised withdrawing the US from NATO several times in 2018
Jan 16 2019 Veronica Stracqualursi, Jim Acosta. CNN.

Rudy Giuliani's typo became an anti-Trump message. He blamed Twitter, but this Atlanta man pranked him
Dec 5 2018 Allyson Chiu. Washington Post.

17 times Brennan has torched Trump
Aug 15 2018 Emily Birnbaum. The Hill.

Trump Revokes Ex-C.I.A. Director John Brennan's Security Clearance
Aug 15 2018 Michael D. Shear. New York Times.

Trump team tries to show spine on Russia
Jul 25 2018 Nahal Toosi, Stephanie Murray. Politico.

Trump mulls move against intel critics
Jul 23 2018 Morgan Chalfant. The Hill.

Trump, at Putin's Side, Questions U.S. Intelligence on 2016 Election
Jul 16 2018 Julie Hirschfeld Davis. New York Times.

John Bolton's New Top Aide Is a Russia Truther
Jun 8 2018 Justin Glawe. Daily Beast.

Lawmakers stunned by Trump push to help Chinese company
May 14 2018 Morgan Chalfant, Ali Breland. The Hill.

Advisers bad-mouth Nielsen as a `never Trumper'
May 11 2018 Andrew Restuccia, Eliana Johnson. Politico.

Trump and Bolton's Plan to Isolate Allies and Encourage Enemies
Mar 25 2018 Wendy R. Sherman. New York Times.

'America First' Bears a New Threat: Military Force
Mar 24 2018 David E. Sanger, Gardiner Harris. New York Times.

With Bolton, Trump Creates a Historically Hard-Line Foreign Policy Team
Mar 22 2018 David E. Sanger. New York Times.

Add another zealot to the White House
Mar 22 2018 Max Boot. Washington Post.

Kushner's overseas contacts raise concerns as foreign officials seek levera
Feb 27 2018 Shane Harris, et al. Washington Post.

Cyber chief:Trump has given no new authority to strike at Russian threat
Feb 27 2018 Aaron Blake, Ellen Nakashima. Washington Post.

White House Told Kushner's Security Clearance Will Be Delayed
Feb 23 2018 Michael S. Schmidt, Maggie Haberman. New York Times.

Under Trump, Border Patrol Steps Up Searches Far From the Border
Feb 21 2018 Ron Nixon. New York Times.

Kushner Resists Losing Access as Kelly Tackles Security Clearance Issues
Feb 20 2018 Julie Hirschfeld, Maggie Haberman. New York Times.

Chief of Staff Orders an Overhaul for Security Clearances
Feb 16 2018 Michael D. Shear. New York Times.

New White House security clearance policy could put `bull's eye' on Kushner
Feb 16 2018 Shane Harris, et al. Washington Post.

Intelligence officials say Russia intent on disrupting U.S. elections
Feb 13 2018 Josh Gerstein, Kyle Cheney. Politico.

When we talk about Russian meddling, what do we actually mean?
Feb 13 2018 Philip Bump. Washington Post.

FBI director defends the bureau's handling of security clearance for White House aide accused of spousal abuse
Feb 13 2018 Ellen Nakashima, Shane Harris. Washington Post.

Inside the FBI: Anger, worry, work - and fears of lasting damage
Feb 3 2018 Devlin Barrett, Matt Zapotosky. Washington Post.

Clapper & Brennan clap back at President Trump's "political hacks" rebuke
Nov 12 2017 Taylor Link. Salon.

Sally Yates just threw the White House under the bus
May 8 2017 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.

The most suspicious part of Trump's presidency
Apr 1 2017 Washington Post. Washington Post.

What will it take for the president to retract his tweets about Obama?
Mar 18 2017 Dan Balz. Washington Post.