Key sections of the Patriot Act expired at midnight Sunday after the Senate failed to reach a bipartisan compromise to renew the anti-terrorism law. The Senate voted 77-17 on Sunday to move forward debating a bill that would stop National Security Agency ...
In that interview, Arnie pointed out to me an earlier article that talked about the appetite for Patriot Act reform among members of Congress. First, I’d like to present that interview. The clip below contains the whole second hour, but our discussion ...
blocked immediate action on the legislation for a few days. That means controversial espionage provisions authorized by the USA Patriot Act, allowing bulk National Security Agency collection of U.S. phone metadata, will expire at midnight on Sunday.
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Patriot Act Section 215, which the Obama Administration was illegally using as the pretext for NSA telephone metadata collection of all Americans, expired Sunday night after a day of debates in the Senate ended with no vote on its extension. Majority Leade ...
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Key provisions of the Patriot Act expired at midnight Sunday, including the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records. Now, the Senate is scrambling to pass legislation to reform the expired program. In addition to the bulk ...
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McConnell, R-Ky., warned against allowing the controversial NSA program and other key surveillance activities under the USA Patriot Act to expire at midnight May 31. He said he would call the Senate into session that day, a Sunday, and seek action before ...
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THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with senior writer John McCormack on the expiration of provisions of the PATRIOT Act, the role of the NSA in Rand Paul's campaign, and the fate of the USA Freedom Act. This podcast can be downloaded here. Subscribe to THE WEEKLY ...
The national emergency law, called the International Emergency Economic Powers Act of 1977, will target prospective ... that would scrutinize inbound …
Section 215 of the Patriot Act allows the NSA to get court orders to collect “any tangible thing” that is “relevant” to foreign intelligence or terrorism investigations, but the court determined it doesn’t justify collecting billions of Americans ...
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which would rewrite Section 215 of the Patriot Act to end the NSA's mass collection of the phone records of millions of Americans not suspected of any crime. The data includes who makes and receives calls, when they occur, and how long they last.
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