The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, chaired by Richard Burr of North Carolina, has released an unnerving report about the ongoing efforts by Russian trolls to turn Americans against each other and warp their perception of reality.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney is beginning a series of guided conversations intended to close gaps among constituencies in advance of the RNC in 2020. ‘Hardening the target,’ he calls it.
CMPD will spent an estimated $50 million in federal grant money for security before the 2020 Republican convention but doesn’t plan to disclose what it buys until afterward. This does not sit well with police accountability groups, and at least one City Council member.