Wisconsin Republican Representative Jim Sensenbrenner is about the farthest thing you can be from a civil libertarian, but as the author of one of the most draconian expansions of United States surveillance power, even Sensenbrenner this …
The author of the Patriot Act said Thursday that a secret program under which the Obama administration was collecting phone records from millions of Americans is "excessive" and beyond the scope of the law. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R …
Take a minute to let that sink in. “As the author of the Patriot Act, I am extremely troubled by the FBI’s interpretation …
A bill seeking to rein in the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection could be introduced in Congress as soon as next week, The Daily Caller has learned. Ben Miller, Communications Director for Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim …
“As the author of the Patriot Act, I am extremely troubled by the FBI’s interpretation of this legislation,” he said in a statement. “While I believe the Patriot Act appropriately balanced national security concerns and civil rights, I have …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, the main author of the original Patriot Act, wrote an op-ed in 2013 explaining the NSA bulk …
Newly declassified files from the FISA court reveal that the NSA has repeatedly broken the rules with no remorse. Aside from the issue of privacy, this is also an issue of economy, says Jim Sensenbrenner, the author of the Patriot Act, the …
In one of the most prominent legal challenges to government intelligence gathering since the Edward Snowden disclosures, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against four top Obama Administration officials. The case, …
Rep. Sensenbrenner discusses the Patriot Act that he authored, saying it does not allow for random phone monitoring of Americans. Sensenbrenner said Obama’s secret program, which collects phone records from millions of Americans, is …
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Republican Congressman from Wisconsin and a chief architect of the Patriot Act, has made headlines for criticizing the NSA's domestic spying. He considers the spying – and Dianne Feinstein’s recently …