Tag: Congress

An Administration Run by Temp Workers

It’s been six months since the Department of Defense had a permanent leader. After Secretary of Defense James Mattis resigned in protest in December, President Donald Trump named Patrick Shanahan, the department’s deputy secretary and a former Boeing executive, as its acting head. Then Shanahan stepped down on Tuesday after domestic-violence incidents in his family […]

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Corruption Is the Tie that Binds for Trump-Era Republicans

A strange thing has happened over the past month or so: Senate Republicans have begun to stand up to President Trump. Haltingly, tentatively, perhaps, but on things that matter, a bit of spine has been sighted. What matters? Well, they’ve objected to the controversial appointments of Herman Cain and Stephen Moore to seats on the […]

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Congress is focusing on video games — how should the industry react?

At any major sporting event, one could easily recognize the playful Fortnite dance moves performed and displayed on the jumbo screen “dance cam.”  With more than 250 million registered players worldwide, Fortnite has become one of the most popular video games in recent history. Video games, and the attendant industries that have emerged from them […]

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FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress

The FBI’s facial recognition software has been in operation since December 2011, but today members of Congress and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) asserted that it still lacks sufficient privacy and accuracy assessments. The system began with a pilot program and became fully operational in September 2015, according to the GAO. Those calls for concern […]

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Congress Considers Mandating Rear Seat Child Alerts

<img data-attachment-id="1465634" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,932" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="GM rear seat reminder dashboard" data-image-description=" Image: General Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-450×328.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1465634″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg” alt width=”610″ height=”444″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-610×444.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-75×55.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-450×328.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-768×559.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7-120×87.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-7.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> U.S. lawmakers are considering legislation that would require automakers to install technology on […]

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Impeachment Is Coming

Over the weekend, Justin Amash, a young, libertarian-leaning, Michigan Republican who represents Grand Rapids and its suburbs, did what Democratic leaders have declined to do for the past two years: He thoughtfully laid out the case for impeaching Donald Trump. And he did it based primarily on a close reading of the publicly available, redacted […]

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