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Washington Update - July 17, 2017

Billy Moore

Senate leaders were again forced to postpone a vote scheduled for this week on Obamacare repeal and replacement. House leaders are scrambling to move a fiscal 2018 budget out of committee, now three months late. House appropriators are exploring a strategy to pass a fiscal 2018 omnibus spending package this month. The House passed a defense authorization last week as the Senate confirmed three of President Donald Trump's nominees.

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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

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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