Questions about Comey Firing, Europe’s Start-Up Scene, and More
The Tuesday firing of FBI Director James Comey continues to rankle Washington as new insights into his termination come to light. Comey had recently requested additional funds for his investigation into Russia’s involvement with the Trump campaign, which seemingly gives credence to critics’ belief that he was fired for looking too closely at the controversy. Read the story from NPR.
WHITE HOUSE PREPARES TO LAUNCH VOTING COMMISSION
President Trump is following through on his promise to create a commission to investigate voter fraud in last year’s election. By Trump’s estimation, 3 to 5 million people voted illegally; he has so far been unable to provide evidence to support the claim that voter fraud is widespread, however. Read the story from NPR.
SILICON ALLEE EXPANDS TECH’S EUROPEAN PRESENCE
From nurturing new ideas and companies to establishing satellite campuses, Silicon Valley is increasingly turning towards Europe. Read the full story from the Atlantic.