Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), the main author of the PATRIOT Act, agrees. Sensenbrenner calls the NSA database “a gross invasion of privacy and a violation of Section 215,” since “the phone records of innocent Americans …
Congressman Sensenbrenner: “As the author of the Patriot Act, I am extremely troubled by the FBI’s interpretation of this legislation. While I believe the Patriot Act appropriately balanced national security concerns and civil rights, I have …
Notably the author writes ... provided by the G10 act, to monitor and record telecommunications without a court order if they are investigating serious crime, terrorism or threat against their national security. And the Patriot Act?
hinted that he may soon be taking time away from his 2016 presidential campaign to perform another marathon filibuster as he joins bipartisan resistance to renewing a “clean” version of the Patriot Act ... author, recently said that the NSA’s ...
demand that the chamber vote on an amendment that would restrict national security officials from examining gun ... Steve King (R-Iowa) and Patriot Act co-author Nathan Sales wrote in a Politico op-ed today: As Congress takes up …
In this case, an exception has been made because the author -- who would have preferred ... one of the most controversial provisions of the USA Patriot Act: the expanded power to issue "national security letters." It no doubt surprised most …
For example, after the Congress’s inaction recently allowed sections of the Patriot Act to lapse ... government information and then pardon him. This author did some congressional oversight of the NSA prior to 9/11. Back then, the US …
the man who helped usher in the Patriot Act era as a co-author of the post-Sept ... the narrow defeat of a House measure over the summer that sought to defund the National Security Agency (NSA), Sensenbrenner told the newspaper he …
And on February 8 in Washington, members of the House--libertarians and Tea Partiers on one side and progressive Democrats on the other--got together and defeated a bill that would extend three key sections of the Patriot Act. Now …
Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI, 5th), author of the Patriot Act ... reform before key provisions in the Patriot Act sunset. Lawmakers are mindful not to let the law expire, which some argue would allow the NSA to circumvent the legal void to …