Tim Ryan reports:
Rhetoric heated up Friday in the courtroom of the judge who blocked the government’s bulk collection of cellphone metadata, as the government and a conservative activist argued over what to do with three cases against the National Security Agency while awaiting an appeals court ruling.
The D.C. Circuit is currently considering whether the passage of the USA Freedom Act in June renders moot the injunction Judge Richard Leon issued against the National Security Agency’s bulk collection program in November, the second such injunction Leon has issued.
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