Rep. Elijah Cummings. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Rep. Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, have requested information from Cambridge Analytica, citing a Washington Post report suggesting that foreign nationals may have worked on the 2016 election, which would be in violation of U.S. election law.

The details: In their letter, the Congressmen cite the Post's reporting that "Cambridge Analytica assigned dozens of non-U.S. citizens to provide campaign strategy and messaging advice to Republican candidates in 2014." They write that this would violate a FEC regulation which says foreign nationals are prohibited from being involved in "the decision-making process of...election-related activities."

The details: The information requested includes work on the presidential campaigns for Sen. Ted Cruz and President Trump, as well as from Sen. Thom Tillis and the John Bolton Super PAC.

  • The Congressmen also requested documents and communications over "the legality of Cambridge Analytica's work" in the U.S., foreign employees coming into the country, and their work on campaigns and elections in the U.S.

Go deeper: Cambridge Analytica's CEO said they ran the digital campaign for Trump.

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Trump tightens screws on ByteDance to sell Tiktok

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President Trump added more pressure Friday night on China-based TikTok parent ByteDance to exit the U.S., ordering it to divest all assets related to the U.S. operation of TikTok within 90 days.

Between the lines: The order means ByteDance must be wholly disentangled from TikTok in the U.S. by November. Trump had previously ordered TikTok banned if ByteDance hadn't struck a deal within 45 days. The new order likely means ByteDance has just another 45 days after that to fully close the deal, one White House source told Axios.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 9:30 p.m. ET: 21,056,850 — Total deaths: 762,293— Total recoveries: 13,100,902Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 9:30 p.m ET: 5,306,215 — Total deaths: 168,334 — Total recoveries: 1,796,309 — Total tests: 65,676,624Map.
  3. Health: CDC: Survivors of COVID-19 have up to three months of immunity Fauci believes normalcy will return by "the end of 2021" with vaccine — The pandemic's toll on mental health — FDA releases first-ever list of medical supplies in shortage.
  4. States: California passes 600,000 confirmed coronavirus cases.
  5. Cities: Coronavirus pandemic dims NYC's annual 9/11 Tribute in Light.
  6. Business: How small businesses got stiffed — Unemployment starts moving in the right direction.
  7. Politics: Biden signals fall strategy with new ads.

Harris: "Women are going to be a priority" in Biden administration

Sen. Kamala Harris at an event in Wilmington, Del. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

In her first sit-down interview since being named Joe Biden's running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris talked about what she'll do to fight for women if elected VP, and how the Democrats are thinking about voter turnout strategies ahead of November.

What they're saying: "In a Biden-Harris administration women are going to be a priority, understanding that women have many priorities and all of them must be acknowledged," Harris told The 19th*'s Errin Haines-Whack.