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What is Section 702 of FISA, anyway?

CNN - 12 Jan 2018
At 7:33 a.m., @realDonaldTrump tweeted this: "'House votes on controversial FISA ACT today.' This is the act that may have been used, with the help of the discredited and phony Dossier, to so badly surveil and abuse the Trump Campaign by the previous ...

Edward Snowden calls for public release of FISA abuses memo and ...

Washington Examiner - 19 Jan 2018
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden said the bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act would never have passed through both chambers of Congress if a memo Republicans claim has revelations about ...

Meet the Justice Department's FISA closer

CNN - 19 Jan 2018
But it was Brand who was with Coats at the Senate Tuesday evening for the surprisingly close vote to end the filibuster on the FISA extension. The two knew each other well from back in George W. Bush administration when Brand led the Office of Legal ...

Reps. Jim Jordan and Matt Gaetz on FISA abuses

Fox News - 19 Jan 2018
So, back to Carter Page and the FISA warrant on him. It's a very important variety of things happening here. At that point the Obama administration, they should have known that the dossier was totally false, full of salacious Russian lies. It should ...

What Is the FISA Act and Section 702?

Fortune - 12 Jan 2018
What's required to surveil suspects using the FISA Act? The government must have a documented foreign intelligence purpose for surveilling anyone using Section 702. Section 702 can't be used to target any U.S. citizen, “any other U.S. person” or any ...

FISA memo: Russians pushing conservative meme, researchers say

The Mercury News - 20 Jan 2018
File-This Dec. 15, 2016, file photo shows Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y. speaking with reporters after meeting with then President-elect Donald Trump, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations are pushing ...

Trump's FISA Tweet Shows Why the 25th Amendment Is Unnecessary

Vanity Fair - 11 Jan 2018
Prompted by a Fox & Friends segment, the president cast doubts about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, a law that allows U.S. law enforcement to conduct foreign surveillance on American soil. Apparently inspired by the segment's ...

Step up on FISA reform, Democrats

New York Daily News - 16 Jan 2018
Last week, the House of Representatives voted to authorize warrantless searches of Americans' phone calls and e-mails by the CIA, FBI, and NSA. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had a chance to block this assault on the Constitution, but instead ...

GOP lawmakers: Make 'alarming' FISA-abuse memo public

WND.com - 19 Jan 2018
(Fox News) A four-page memo circulating in Congress that reveals alleged United States government surveillance abuses is being described by lawmakers as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming,” with one congressman likening the details to KGB activity ...

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