House and Senate conservatives on Wednesday sounded the alarm on a potential move by congressional leadership to extend a deep state surveillance law in a defense bill.
Fifty-four House lawmakers, Democrat and Republican, conservative and progressive, called on Speaker Mike Johnson not to extend a controversial deep state surveillance law in a defense bill.
Speaker Mike Johnson’s (R-LA) office has refused to confirm Rep. Matt Gaetz’s claim that there will be no reauthorization, temporary or otherwise, of a deep state surveillance tool.
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) endorsed Ohio Senate Republican candidate and “political oustider” Bernie Moreno in Ohio’s heated Republican primary race.
Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) is considering putting a measure to reauthorize a controversial government surveillance law into a defense spending bill, which could stoke division amongst Republicans and block strong bipartisan efforts to rein in surveillance...