"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 issuing a …
Obama's National Intelligence Director, James Clapper, blatantly lied to Congress last Spring when in response to a …
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 extremely …
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 comments …
Over the weekend, three provisions of the Patriot Act expired thanks to ... “On a matter as critical as our national security, individual Senators must put aside their partisan motivations and act swiftly. The American people deserve nothing less.”
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 all that we …
James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), the original author of the Patriot Act, told The Hill newspaper in an interview published Friday that he believes Director of National Intelligence James Clapper should be prosecuted ... that the National Security …
Now, a chief architect of the USA Patriot Act and a former top assistant to Atty ... He reiterated them this month during a panel discussion with Chertoff and others on national security and civil liberties at the conference in Philadelphia.
Sensenbrenner, the lead author of the Patriot Act ... Thom Tillis of North Carolina — cited Burr as their ideological guide on the Patriot Act and NSA surveillance. “When Richard Burr tells me it goes too far, I think about that,” Graham told ...