Google Inc. is moving its Washington office closer to Capitol Hill after spending $18.2 million on lobbying, more than Northrop Grumman Corp. and enough to rank the technology company as the eighth-biggest advocacy spender.
The U.S. government’s collection of phone and Internet communications data under two classified surveillance programs is fully legal and their exposure has harmed national security, FBI Director Robert Mueller said.
James Comey is the grandson of an Irish cop. But it’s not the policeman in his DNA that makes him the right choice to run the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It’s his deep understanding of the power of secret intelligence.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reduced training and travel, delayed information-technology upgrades and faces the equivalent of 2,200 vacancies due to the budget cuts that went into place March 1, Director Robert Mueller said.