The Patriot Act author may be experiencing some buyer’s remorse. The lawmaker has notified the US Attorney General of his grave concerns that the law is being abused the FBI and the NSA in vacuuming up phone records of innocent …
The Republican author of the Patriot Act in the House and the senior Democrat in the Senate teamed together Tuesday to write a bill that would stop the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records and require a court order if …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), who wrote and introduced the PATRIOT Act to Congress in 2001, said in a statement Thursday that the National Security Agency overstepped its bounds by issuing a secret order to collect phone log …
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The National Security Agency failed to report privacy violations ... and is the former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. He is the primary author the Patriot Act.
"Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, who worked with president George W. Bush to give more power to US intelligence agencies after the September 11 terrorist attacks, said the intelligence community had misused those powers by …
Obama's National Intelligence Director, James Clapper, blatantly lied to Congress last Spring when in response to a …
insisted that President Obama is falsely claiming Congress authorized the controversial NSA PRISM surveillance ... to sift through details of our private lives because the Patriot Act says that it can. I disagree. I authored the Patriot Act, and …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), who helped draft the PATRIOT Act, is exploring options to narrow a provision of the law that allows the National Security Agency (NSA) to obtain telephonic metadata on nearly all Americans. The …
and no section of the Patriot Act does. That court gave Congress until June 1 to clarify the language. If Congress fails to do so by June 1, the court will entertain applications to bar the NSA from collecting bulk data, and it indicated it would …
Sensenbrenner wrote to Holder that the authors of the Patriot Act "found an appropriate balance" between national security and constitutional rights. But he "has always worried about potential abuses of the Act." He concluded by …