U.S. Secret Service Agent Matt O’Neill was growing nervous. For three months, he’d been surreptitiously monitoring hackers’ communications and watching as they siphoned thousands of credit card numbers from scores of U.S. retailers.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney “set a tone and an attitude for the CIA” that led to the agency’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques at secret prisons after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled they will bolster the Secret Service’s legal immunity as they weighed a bid to sue agents for allegedly shielding President George W. Bush from protesters a decade ago.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter cited “serious health issues” in her family in announcing her plans to exit the campaign for a Wyoming seat in the U.S. Senate, according to the New York Times.
Robert DiLorenzo’s e-mail account has been filling up with questions from friends about Liz Cheney ever since she formally declared her intention to challenge a fellow Republican, U.S. Senator Michael Enzi of Wyoming.
Senator John McCain, the Republican Party’s 2008 presidential nominee, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that he’s willing to campaign for Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi, who’s facing a primary challenge from Republican Liz Cheney, a daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney.