Secretary of State says Russia is ‘clearly’ behind federal agency hacks (updated)

President Trump hasn’t acknowledge the hacks or named culprits so far. He has historically been reluctant to accuse Russia of hacking campaigns, and at one point claimed that Russia had stopped cyberattacks despite evidence and contradictory remarks. Russia has denied involvement so far, but it typically maintains innocence regardless of proof.The Secretary of State’s public…

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Wife of HHS Secretary Azar tests positive

Hallie Jackson5h ago / 3:10 AM UTCWASHINGTON — The wife of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has tested positive for the coronavirus illness, Covid-19, he said in an email to colleagues.Azar said he and his family learned Thursday that his wife, Jennifer, had tested positive and that she is isolating with mild symptoms…

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Interior Secretary Bernhardt tests positive

Phil Helsel3h ago / 4:21 AM UTCInterior Secretary David Bernhardt on Wednesday tested positive for Covid-19, a spokesman for the department said.Bernhardt is currently asymptomatic, spokesman Nicholas Goodwin said, adding that Bernhardt “will continue to work on behalf of the American people while in quarantine.”The Washington Post first reported that Bernhardt tested positive. The newspaper…

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