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Thread: looks like another six years of warrantless gov surveillance on its citizens

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    looks like another six years of warrantless gov surveillance on its citizens

    The House of Representatives passed legislation reauthorizing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which is a key tool of the US intelligence community, despite President Donald Trump's tweeted criticism of the government's surveillance program.

    The vote was 256-164. It now goes to the Senate for consideration.

    http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/11/politi...ess/index.html
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    We will have to wait for the fat lady to sing in the senate.

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    Ugh! Let's hope she is NOT singing in the WH next time around!

    O-No!

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    So, veto proof or not, Trump has to sign the bill?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Griz View Post
    So, veto proof or not, Trump has to sign the bill?
    this has been very low key in the legislature and surprised it surfaced on the mediaís radar at all, especially since the country is facing a budgetary shutdown in a week!

    i personally havenít see any flow on trumpís stance on the subject, pro or con!
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    Orange face has no idea about surveillance and citizens rights!
    Recall his idiotic so called licker/locker room conversation with one Billy Bush.
    He is clueless!

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