September 12, 2017 Featured News, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.
Charlie Savage reports:
A bipartisan bloc of House Judiciary Committee leaders have agreed to demand new limits on the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program as a condition of temporarily extending its authorization, setting up a fight with the Trump administration.
But the intelligence community and the Trump administration oppose key details of the agreement, which is not yet public and is being drafted into a bill by House Judiciary Committee staffers. On Monday, Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a letter to Congress asking lawmakers to instead make the surveillance law permanent without any changes.
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