House Judiciary Committee: Failure To Report How Many Americans Affected By FISA Surveillance ‘Unacceptable’


House Judiciary Committee: Failure To Report How Many Americans Affected By FISA Surveillance ‘Unacceptable’

House Judiciary Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte, ranking member John Conyers, Jr., as well as Senator Ron Wyden, have repeatedly asked the Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to report on how many Americans have spied upon by U.S. intelligence agencies via Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).

Up until recently, Dan Coats, the new Director of National Intelligence, led the House Judiciary Committee to believe that the report would be coming soon. However, in a recent hearing, Coats said that obtaining the data on how many Americans have been spied upon through the FISA programs would …

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