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 …
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.
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 …
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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 …
The Capitol Hill Patriot Act standoff continues, and absent a deal, the National Security Agency's domestic phone-spying ... the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee and an author of the Freedom Act, suggested that some fears …
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 ...
Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI, 5th), author of the Patriot Act, and the anti-surveillance ... Read More The flagship anti-surveillance bill, the Freedom Act, aims at kicking the National Security Agency's spying programs to the curb. The …
Analysis: Would losing the Patriot Act harm counterterrorism? The first and most controversial of those provisions was Section 215, which allowed the National Security Agency (NSA) to collect and store bulk telephone metadata on …
Two years after Edward Snowden exposed the National Security ... Patriot Act could be going away? And this program would change? That’s right. But lawmakers who want changes to the program still have a tough slog ahead of them. …
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 ...