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House Reauthorizes Sweeping Surveillance Law, Rejecting Privacy Protections

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House Reauthorizes Sweeping Surveillance Law, Rejecting Privacy Protections
On Capitol Hill, the House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday to continue granting President Trump’s administration sweeping powers to conduct foreign surveillance on U.S. soil. Rep. Buddy Carter: “On this vote, the yeas are 256, the nays are 164. The bill is passed. Without objection, the motion to reconsider is laid on the table.” Sixty-five Democrats joined 191 Republicans in favor of the bill, which renews Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act—known as FISA. Among the bill’s supporters were senior Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Critics note the law allows the National Security Agency to...
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