NSA Surveillance Leaks Prompt Legislation One of the most controversial provisions of the Patriot Act — Section 215 — allows the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to authorize broad warrants for most any type of records, including those held by banks, doctors and phone companies. Lawmakers have repeatedly voted to prevent the act from expiring. The […]
James Clapper Clarifies Remarks Over NSA Snooping Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Thursday that he stood by what he told Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., in March when he said that the National Security Agency does not “wittingly” collect data on millions of Americans. Do you think the House GOP could take a break […]
Boehner Declines To Explain Why NSA Phone Tracking Is Necessary If only he was in some position to draft legislation stripping this power from the president so it can never happen again. Sadly, he is powerless to do anything about it.
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