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ODNI asks White House to undo ‘overcomplicated’ system for sensitive records

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has asked the White House to repeal an Obama-era executive order putting controlled unclassified information…

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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 24, 2019, file photo, Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas., questions former special counsel Robert Mueller as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says John Ratcliffe, his pick for national intelligence director, to stay in Congress, cites unfair media coverage. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump pick for national intelligence director is withdrawing

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Trump signs IDEA Act in bid to close ‘tech gap’ between government, private sector websites

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed the 21st-Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA), which aims to make federal “.gov” websites more…

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FILE - In Dec. 14, 2016 file photo, early morning traffic rolls down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the U.S. Capitol as daybreaks in Washington.   The federal government swung to a surplus of $214.3 billion in April, 2018 primarily reflecting the revenue from that month’s annual tax filing deadline. The Treasury Department reports that last month’s surplus increased 17.4 percent from a year ago. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

New bill would extend identity protection benefits for feds compromised in OPM breach

Lawmakers are working to continue their efforts to protect the identities of feds endangered by the OPM data breaches, cut spending by $15 billion, and…

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Rep. Hurd says CDM is a software implementation problem, he’s only partly correct

A recent hearing of the House Homeland Security and Oversight and Government Reform committees highlighted the importance of leadership to make progress with CDM.

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