Justice Department

Harvard Professor Indicted for Lying to Police About China Ties

The Justice Department announced on Tuesday that Dr. Charles Lieber, formerly chair of the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department at Harvard University, has been indicted on two counts of making false statements to federal investigators about his ties to China’s Thousand Talents Program (TTP). TTP has come under heavy scrutiny as a recruiting mechanism for Chinese intellectual property theft and espionage.

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Al Sharpton Surrogate Disrupts Event: ‘Folk’ Don’t Trust Trump Administration to Conduct 2020 Census

An event with faith leaders from around the country on Tuesday in Washington, DC, focused on the importance of participation in the 2020 Census devolved into politically charged dialogue when the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network said black and brown “folk” don’t trust the Trump administration to fairly conduct the census.

Steven Gillingham, the director of the U.S. Census Bureau (center) listens with other members of the bureau as a representative from Al Sharpton's National Action Network complained about the Trump administration's ability to conduct the 2020 Census. (Penny Starr/Breitbart News)