Jamie Dupree’s Washington Insider

CIA sees expanded Islamic State threat

10:05 am Jun. 16, 2016

Just days after the nightclub attack in Orlando, Florida that killed 49 people, the Director of the CIA told Congress that despite gains on the ground against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, that

Democrats filibuster to force gun votes

10:56 pm Jun. 15, 2016

In a bid to build momentum for various gun control plans in the aftermath of the attack on a nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 people, Democrats took control of the Senate floor and held

After Orlando, feds issue updated terror bulletin

2:33 pm Jun. 15, 2016

Several days after the nightclub attack in Orlando, Florida that killed 49 people, the Obama Administration urged “increased public vigilance and awareness,” reinforcing the concern of federal security officials about homegrown terror attacks.

“In this environment,

Democrats keep pushing on guns

10:00 am Jun. 15, 2016

Pushing for a legislative response on guns to the terrorist attack in Orlando, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) unveiled a plan today that would raise a red flag when someone tries to buy a firearm –

Clinton closes primaries with DC win

10:51 pm Jun. 14, 2016

Putting an exclamation point on her second bid for the White House, Hillary Clinton crushed Bernie Sanders in the final primary of 2016 in Washington, D.C., cementing her status as presumptive nominee for President of

Obama, Clinton take aim at Trump

1:48 pm Jun. 14, 2016

Diving into a growing political fight in the wake of the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, President Obama and Hillary Clinton used separate speeches to turn their fire on Donald Trump, as the President accused Trump of wrongly using divisive rhetoric to single out immigrants and religious minorities.

“Where does this stop?” the President asked in a tone that grew more angry as he attacked Trump’s call to block Muslims from

Democrats push gun control in wake of Orlando attack

10:05 pm Jun. 13, 2016

As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton exchanged barbs over the proper political reaction to the weekend terrorist attack on a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, lawmakers in the Congress also mixed it up as the U.S.

Clinton, Trump spar over Orlando attack

3:38 pm Jun. 13, 2016

The aftermath of the terrorist attack in Orlando that killed 49 people at a nightclub on Saturday night hit the campaign trail on Monday, as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred long distance over how best to protect Americans from a home grown terrorist threat.

Speaking first in Cleveland, Hillary Clinton mourned those who were killed in Orlando, and then vowed to devote more resources in the future to ferret out

FBI: No evidence Orlando attack directed by terror group

1:10 pm Jun. 13, 2016

After briefing President Obama on the attack at an Orlando, Florida nightclub that killed 49 people, FBI Director James Comey told reporters that his agents conducted interviews with the shooter in 2013 and 2014, but ultimately found no links to any possible terrorist activity, nothing that would have foreshadowed this weekend’s bloody attack.

“I don’t see anything in our work that our agents should have done differently,” Comey said, as

President Obama’s remarks on Orlando attack

3:31 pm Jun. 12, 2016

In the aftermath of the worst mass shooting attack in the United States, at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida that killed 50 people, President Obama labeled the incident an “act of terror and an act of hate,” but also again urged elected officials nationwide to move to restrict gun sales, especially of “powerful assault weapons.”

“This massacre is therefore a further reminder of how easy it is for someone to get