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Here are a few key moments from the June 14 hearing, which began with 9/11 and wound its way to a remarkable rebuke of the City Council’s role in oversight of the NYPD.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has been the most active, holding high-profile hearings, beginning to conduct interviews and issuing document requests. But it can do more, and it can do better.
New Yorkers deserve to know how the NYPD is working with ICE, what information they are sharing, and how the NYPD is using new surveillance technologies.
While Sessions jumped in when he should have stayed out, he also got out when he should have stayed in.
In recent years, police departments throughout the country have quietly amassed an arsenal of sophisticated surveillance technologies without public notice, debate or oversight from local lawmakers.
The policy is based on prejudice, not proof. It signals to Muslims that they’re not welcome, and it’s working.
In response to former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony, Trump and his lawyers are accusing Comey of unlawfully “leaking” the memos Comey kept of his conversations with the president. Don't be fooled.
The most surprising part wasn't Comey's testimony but how lawmakers responded.
While avoiding making any accusations or legal judgments, Former FBI director James Comey offered up a trail of information that likely puts President Donald Trump into a legal corner.
It will be up to lawmakers, journalists and others to keep the focus on the bigger picture and keep pushing for answers on the nature of Trump associates’ ties to Russia.