RI Congressional Delegation Calls for Full Mueller Report
WASHINGTON, DC — Members of Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation called for the release of the full report of Special Counsel Robert Mueller early this week after Attorney General Barr’s summary […]
Reed: Acting AG Must Recuse Himself from Mueller Probe
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed joined members of the RI Congressional delegation urging Acting Attorney General to avoid politicizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election tampering Wednesday, […]
Kilmartin Joins Suit Blocking Immigration-Inspired Trump Fund Cuts
PROVIDENCE — Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, part of a coalition of seven Attorneys General, filed suit against the Trump administration to block its efforts to punish jurisdictions that did […]
Reed, Leahy Amendment Would Provide $250M for State Election Security Grants
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) have introduced an amendment providing $250 million […]
AG Kilmartin: Congress Must Act to Secure 2018 Elections
PROVIDENCE — On Monday, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a bipartisan coalition of 21 Attorneys General urging congressional leaders to improve American cyber security and protect the integrity of […]
Reed, Senate Democrats Ask Trump if America is His First Concern
WASHINGTON, DC — Following President Donald Trump’s press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, where he accepted Putin’s election meddling denial, Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and other top Senate Democrats sent a letter […]
First Amendment, First Defense, First Casualty
Three days after America elected a new president in Donald J. Trump, notorious for insulting the service of war hero Sen. John McCain and threatening the First Amendment rights provided […]
U.S. District Court Chief Judge Smith Names Dambruch United States Attorney
PROVIDENCE, RI — There’s one less appointment for President Donald Trump to make, thanks to federal law and United States District Court Chief Judge William E. Smith, who has appointed Stephen G. […]
Kilmartin Opposes Trump Administration Rule Giving Worker’s Tips to Employers
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 17 Attorneys General filing in opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposal to rescind a rule that allows all employees to keep the tips they have earned.
Reed, Langevin: Russian 2016 Election Interference Requires Action
The Intelligence Community Assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election reports Russian agents aimed to influence the election in favor of President Donald Trump, actions Congressman Jim Langevin and Sen. Jack Reed, and a bipartisan law passed by Congress last year, say demand strong action, but the president disagrees.
RI Secretary of State Won’t Give Trump Panel Private Voter Information
President Donald Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity wants sensitive information about voters, including partial social security numbers, emailed to an insecure address, but RI Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea has refused to deliver private information.