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Legislative intelligence and the committee system

Edward V Schneier

Legislative intelligence and the committee system

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legislation -- United States

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    StatementEdward V. Schneier, Jr
    SeriesWorking papers on House committee organization and reorganization
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Committees
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15255436M

    During the effort to weaponize the institutions of government against the outside candidacy of Donald Trump, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) was headed by Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein. After the election Senator Feinstein abdicated her vice-chair position to Senator Mark Warner in January While the SSCI was engaged in.


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