The chief author of the Patriot Act has filed court papers in support of a lawsuit seeking to stop the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of records, saying that the Obama administration is going far beyond what he intended when …
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.
The original author of the Patriot Act is slamming ... Tom Cotton, R-Ark., to extend the National Security Agency's bulk metadata collection program authorized under the Patriot Act. Cotton has proposed legislation to extend the program …
In a Congressional committee hearing, the author of the Patriot Act threatened to orchestrate a movement to not ... The bulk data collection program is unbounded in its scope. The NSA is gathering on a daily basis the details of every call …
"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 …
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 …
The revelation that the National Security Agency has been collecting the phone records of millions of Americans under the Patriot Act has divided some of the law’s original supporters over ... “As the author of the Patriot Act, I am …
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 …
The Patriot Act was passed to boost national security after the Sept ... individual privacy and national security," Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat and co-author of the Freedom Act, said in a statement. "It is frustrating that with …
Democrats and Republicans in the House linked arms Wednesday and voted to cancel the NSA’s phone-snooping program and ... James Sensenbrenner Jr., Wisconsin Republican and author of the original Patriot Act, said the law was never …