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Washington Update - August 7, 2017

Billy Moore

The first six months of unified government under a new President is when Congress enacts the most, and most significant, legislation. Senators joined Representatives on summer recess Thursday, having failed in their first six months to produce any major legislative achievement. When Congress returns to business on September 5, they will face a long list of must-pass items. Failure on some could prove disastrous.

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5 Crisis Concepts Final

5 Crisis Concepts Every CEO Should Know

Mike Shannon

The Vianovo team has counseled CEOs, management teams, boards, and public figures through some of this century’s most intense public crises and biggest reputational threats. Along the way, we’ve found five basic concepts invaluable as our clients prepare for and respond to crises.

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James Comey

James Comey fails to follow Justice Department rules yet again

Matthew Miller

FBI Director James B. Comey’s stunning announcement that he has directed investigators to begin reviewing new evidence in the Clinton email investigation was yet another troubling violation of long-standing Justice Department rules or precedent, conduct that raises serious questions about his judgment and ability to serve as the nation’s chief investigative official.

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James Comey’s abuse of power

Matthew Miller

​When FBI Director James B. Comey stepped to the lectern to deliver his remarks​ about Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, he violated time-honored Justice Department practices for how such matters are to be handled, set a dangerous precedent for future investigations and committed a gross abuse of his own power.​

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