Department of Commerce Adds Dozens of New Huawei Affiliates to the Entity List and Maintains Narrow Exemptions through the Temporary General License

WASHINGTON DC STRONG news - US Department of Commerce reports - WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the Department of Commerce identified 46 additional Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. affiliates that require inclusion on the Entity List, as part of a routine review of all Entity…
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Protecting Disaster Relief Funds Act Introduced by Warren, Markey, Blumenthal, Menendez, Harris, Gillibrand, Sanders

Washington, DC - United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Robert Menendez (), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Kirsten Gillibrand (), and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today introduced the Protecting Disaster Relief Funds Act in the Senate to prevent President Trump from using funds appropriated for disaster relief…
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Launch of the Strong Cities Network to Combat Violent Extremism

In her first address at the United Nations General Assembly, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch will join other leaders from around the world to launch the Strong Cities Network to combat violent extremism. Copied below are excerpts from her prepared remarks about how these collaborative efforts will improve social cohesion…
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Militia Organizer Threatens to Arrest Senator Over Iran Deal

Capitol Police are investigating a man identifying himself as an “Oathkeeper” and an “American Patriot who has everything to lose” who has threatened to arrest Sen. Debbie Stabenow for treason because of her support for the Iran nuclear deal. Jon Ritzheimer, the Arizona resident who reportedly attracted FBI attention when…
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Facilitator and Fundraiser for Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan Extradited to United States to Face Terrorism Charges

Irfan Demirtas, aka Nasrullah, 56, a duel Dutch-Turkish national, made his first appearance today in the District Court of the District of Columbia on a federal indictment charging him with terrorism offenses arising from his support of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), a designated foreign terrorist organization. The indictment…
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