The government's acknowledgment of its existence directly contradicts officials' earlier statements about the nature of NSA surveillance, and the author of the Patriot Act says it goes beyond the kinds of activities he intended the law to …
A showdown in the U.S. Senate over the extension of the Patriot Act this week revealed divisions among the GOP on a core policy issue of national security – in particular ... are solely those of each individual author.
WASHINGTON – The Republican-led House on Tuesday failed to pass a short-term extension of the USA Patriot Act favored by GOP leaders ... potentially inserting the national security debate into the unfolding presidential campaign …
Paul’s position on the Patriot Act puts him at sharp odds with his rivals for the Republican nomination. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called the National Security Agency’s data collection program important for protecting the nation’s security ...
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 …
Washington - Although Congress members have introduced almost 30 different bills to reform and restrict National Security ... Act, is being promoted by Representative James Sensenbrenner, a Wisconsin Republican who is …
the co-author with Craig of the Senate version of the bill. "I think it should give pause to the leadership as to whether or not they should go forward with [the drafted proposals] in the Patriot Act ... and to issue national security letters that ...
The Republican Jim Sensenbrenner, the author of the original USA Patriot Act, had filed an amicus brief in the suit in which he argued that the government had exceded the boundaries outlined by the original law. "The NSA is gathering …
The Times editorial concludes by saying, “On Thursday, representative Jim Sensenbrenner, Republican of Wisconsin, who introduced the Patriot Act in 2001, said that the National Security Agency ... the Obama White House has no