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January 17, 2021

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Solarium lawmakers call planned State Dept. cyber reorganization ‘misguided’ during Biden-Harris transition

January 12, 2021 |
Sara Friedman

Four lawmakers who make up the legislative branch’s contingent on the Cyberspace Solarium Commission are questioning a recent State Department announcement on plans to create a new cyber bureau, calling the approach ‘misguided’ as President Trump’s term in office comes to a close.

“We are concerned that the State Department has moved forward with a misguided cyberspace reorganization in the waning days of the Trump administration despite objections from Congressional leaders,” the lawmakers said in a statement released Monday from...


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