No Constitutional shortcuts. When investigating American citizens, the government must comply with the Constitution, even in national security investigations
Challenging unconstitutional action. If a citizen challenges the government’s use of PATRIOT Act power in a court of law, the case must be expedited to ensure the individual’s rights are upheld.
A total of two House Republicans – Texas’ Ron Paul and North Carolina’s Walter Jones – voted for this, while 234 did not.
Were they listening when they read the constitution aloud at the start of the congress?