In one of the most prominent legal challenges to government intelligence gathering since the Edward Snowden disclosures, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against four top Obama Administration officials. The case, …
Rep. Sensenbrenner discusses the Patriot Act that he authored, saying it does not allow for random phone monitoring of Americans. Sensenbrenner said Obama’s secret program, which collects phone records from millions of Americans, is …
James Sensenbrenner (R) told the Hill. Sensenbrenner was the original author of the Patriot Act, which the NSA
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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"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 …
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 …
Obama's National Intelligence Director, James Clapper, blatantly lied to Congress last Spring when in response to a …
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 …
Image via AP. Contact the author at gabrielle@gawker.com. Technically, three key provisions of the Patriot Act governing what data the NSA can collect and how expired tonight after Rand Paul bested Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell …
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 …