Ken Klippenstein

Ken Klippenstein writes for TYT Investigates and specializes in Freedom of Information Act requests.

He hails originally from Livermore, California, and is a graduate of Wheaton College, where he majored in writing.

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Pentagon to Train Saudi Pilots on U.S. Soil Amid Yemen Uproar
The Trump Administration has voiced public concern about Saudi atrocities in Yemen, but federal documents show they've quietly agreed to start training Saudi military pilots on U.S. soil.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 30, 2018| comments
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Lawmakers and Advocates Respond to TYT’s Report on ‘Mass Casualty’ Training
Last week, TYT reported exclusively on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) program to teach school children safety measures in preparation for “mass casualty events.”
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 22, 2018| comments
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ICE Orders Dozens of Straitjacket-Like Restraints
Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Air Operations has ordered 60 “Wrap” restraint devices — full-body restraints that resemble straitjackets — for the purpose of restraining detainees during removal operations.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 16, 2018| comments
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DHS to Train High School Kids for ‘Mass Casualty Events’
While the gun violence debate has focused on how to stop the epidemic of school shootings, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is taking a different approach: teaching school children how to adapt to them.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 13, 2018| comments
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It’s Not Just Bolton and Giuliani: Trump Team’s Links to Iran ‘Cult’ Run Deep
Federal documents show MEK met with top Trump officials in addition to National Security Adviser John Bolton and Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Aug 8, 2018| comments
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Giuliani, Bolton Repeatedly Met With Group Formerly Designated a Cult-Like Terror Organization
Close Trump associates have been quietly meeting with a controversial Iranian opposition group that was only recently removed from the U.S. terror list, TYT has learned.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Jul 27, 2018| comments
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Clandestine U.S. Christian Org Linked to Anti-Semitic Leader
The organization that runs the National Prayer Breakfast, the Fellowship Foundation, sent Rep. Robert Aderholt to Romania last year to meet with an infamous anti-Semitic political operative, Marian Munteanu, according to federal travel disclosure records.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Jul 25, 2018| comments
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GOP Missions in Eastern Europe Were Paid for by Butina-Linked Christian Group and Ukraine Ally
At least four Republican members of Congress have traveled to eastern Europe and bolstered proponents there of policies that may help achieve Russia’s goal that those nations not join the European Union.
By: Jonathan LarsenKen Klippenstein|Jul 19, 2018| comments
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Prayer Group in Russia Case Had Envoy to Eastern Europe in GOP Congressman
A secretive Christian political group alluded to in Monday’s criminal complaint against an alleged Russian agent sent a conservative Christian congressman on multiple trips to eastern European nations friendly with Russia, federal records show.
By: Ken Klippenstein|Jul 17, 2018| comments
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