All Articles on Ron Wyden

Former CISA head Christopher Krebs. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) News
'This Is Chaos': Trump Fires Top Election Security Official Christopher Krebs Who Called BS on Voter Fraud Lies
"This is a disgusting abuse of power by a weak and desperate president who undermines our democracy and national security," said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
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Reporting by Motherboard on Monday sparked alarm over the U.S. military buying location data harvested from mobile phone applications. (Photo: Getty Images) News
'Absolutely Sickening': US Military Buys Location Data Harvested From Apps, Including One for Muslim Prayers
"The military industrial complex and the surveillance state have always had a cozy relationship with tech. Buying bulk data in order to profile Muslims is par for the course for them," says Rep. Ilhan Omar.
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Sens. Chuck Schumer (L) and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Treasury Department inspectors general on Thursday urging them to probe possible political interference in IRS audits of President Donald Trump's tax returns. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) News
Citing 'Dubious' Practices and Possible White House Interference, Schumer and Wyden Demand IG Probe Into IRS Trump Audit
"Not only has Mr. Trump broken decades of precedent by... refusing to publicly release his federal income tax returns, he has also made numerous public statements against IRS audits," the senators wrote.
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President Donald Trump speaks with Dr. Deborah Birx and Dr. Robert Redfield during a Covid-19 briefing on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) News
'We Need Answers Now,' Says Warren After Explosive Reports Indicate Top Trump Officials Ordered Changes to CDC Covid-19 Guidelines
Dr. Anthony Fauci, who was in surgery and under general anesthesia when the changes were discussed, warned the new guidance "will give people the incorrect assumption that asymptomatic spread is not of great concern."
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Alleging 'Cover-Up to Protect Secretary Bernhardt,' Lawmakers Demand Criminal Perjury Probe Into Top Interior Official
"Officials who violate the public trust and break the law must be held accountable."
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'This Has to Stop': Oregon Senators Unveil Amendment to Bar Trump From Sending Secret Police Into US Cities
"What we're seeing in my hometown is authoritarian brutality unleashed against peaceful protesters," said Sen. Ron Wyden.
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Protestors are tear gassed as the police disperse them near the White House on June 1, 2020 as demonstrations against George Floyd's death continue. News
Lawmakers Welcome IG Probe Into Violent Police Clearing of Lafayette Square
"The White House narrative is contradicted by video evidence, eyewitness accounts, and even its own past statements. Frankly, it has no credibility at this point."
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With Joblessness at Highest Level Since Great Depression, Wyden Rips GOP for Acting Like 'Mission Accomplished'
"Congress cannot abandon families in the midst of this ongoing economic crisis."
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 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks with reporters following the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon in the U.S. Capitol Nov. 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. News
'No Excuse': Senate Slammed for Reauthorizing Government Spy Powers Without Crucial Privacy Protections
One advocate declared "it would be dangerously irresponsible for the House to pass this reauthorization."
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If This 'Doesn't Give You Chills I Don't Know What Will': McConnell Patriot Act Expansion Would Hand AG Barr Unprecedented Spy Powers
"These amendments would pretty much guarantee the ability of an incumbent administration to spy on its political opponents without consequence."
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