In May, the three countries issued an advisory warning of ongoing cyberattacks against organizations involved in the coronavirus response, including health care bodies, pharmaceutical companies, academics, medical research organizations and local government. … [Read more...] about UK, US and Canada allege Russian cyberattacks on CoVID-19 research centers
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The opposing view is that a presidential self-pardon would be unconstitutional and dangerous -- or, at a minimum, that even if a president did try to pardon himself, it would lead to immediate impeachment. The Justice Department studied the issue during the Watergate scandal and concluded that "[u]nder the fundamental rule that no one may be a judge in his own case, the President cannot pardon himself." There is historical evidence that the framers of the Constitution did not intend to permit self-pardons; James Madison, for example, argued that "[i]f the President be connected, in any suspicious manner with any persons, and there be grounds to believe he will shelter himself; the House of Representatives can impeach him." Even Trump's own personal counsel, Rudy Giuliani, acknowledged that a self-pardon would be "unthinkable" and "would lead to probably an immediate impeachment." … [Read more...] about Will Trump try to self-pardon?
The committee met on Thursday and "unanimously agreed" to publish the Russia report before the summer parliamentary break, a Cabinet Office statement said. This means the full report will be published within less than a week, as summer recess begins on July 22. … [Read more...] about Russia likely tried to interfere in UK election, government says