The UFO briefings on Capitol Hill have begun. Lawmakers aren't impressed. – POLITICO

Defense Agencies need to “take this issue much more seriously,” one aide said. In an image from video provided by the Defense Department from 2015, an unexplained object is seen at center as it is tracked as it soars high along the clouds, traveling against the wind. | Department of Defense via AP By Bryan Bender 05/02/2022 12:14 PM EDT Link CopiedLawmakers receiving the latest secret briefings on UFOs say national security agencies still aren’t taking seriously the reports of highly advanced aircraft of unknown origin violating protected airspace.Members of the Senate Intelligence and Armed Services committees received classified progress reports in recent weeks on a series of new data collection efforts the Pentagon and spy agencies are now required to pursue to more rigorously investigate reports of UFOs, three people with direct knowledge confirmed.But some leading sponsors of recent legislation want more analysts and surveillance systems dedicated to determining the aircrafts’ origin — and not just more reports of their existence.One of those lawmakers is Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), a member of both committees who has called the phenomena “an urgent issue” and for the first time is expressing her public dissatisfaction at the response.“Senator Gillibrand believes that the…

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The UFO briefings on Capitol Hill have begun. Lawmakers aren’t impressed. – POLITICO

Updated: June 22, 2022 — 10:27 am