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Obama, Feinstein Shut Down Fourth Amendment Debate

DSMike Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 4:05 PM
At the time it was yes, and it was it is the dems turn...are you going to complain?
dweimaraner Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 4:08 PM
the point is the dems opposed this more then the GOP every time it came up for a vote when during its formative years. its now engrained into law and will probably never be revoked thanks to the GOP. Obama may reauthorize it every year but that will now be done by ever successive prez. all thanks to the GOP.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein has been presided over four days of committee debate over reauthorization of the FISA Amendments Act with an iron fist and incredible subordination to the Obama Administration. The FISA Amendments Act of 2008 was set to expire, but President Obama has been pushing for its un-amended reauthorization.

The FISA Amendments Act largely exempted the federal government from having to work through a special court system in order to obtain warrants to monitor communications involving Americans. While President Obama was in the Senate, he opposed the legislation. Now that he's actually wielding the levers of...