President Trump accused the Obama administration of wiretapping Trump Tower: Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 4, 2017 Let’s take a look at the liberal media reactions to President Donald Trump’s tweet, which […]
The Free Beacon reported the following: A secret National Security Agency document has revealed the massive nature of China’s cyberattacks against the United States, with nearly 700 intrusions in private-sector and government networks. The cyberattacks were outlined on a map that pinpoints what are described by the electronic spy agency as “victims of Chinese cyber […]
The USA Freedom Act supposedly revamps the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance apparatus and practices, which Obama signed into law last night.
Jake Tapper, who recently withdrew from a Clinton Foundation panel after a brief controversy, was surprised by Obama’s defense of renewing the Patriot Act.
Parts of the controversial Patriot Act will expire and lapse after Rand Paul led the charge against the law. Thing is, the Senate actually advanced legislation regarding renewal, but it won’t be voted on until after several provisions lapsed last night.
The Washington Examiner said: “White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Thursday called on the Senate to quickly pass a House bill to reform and extend domestic surveillance authorities that expire at the end of May, and said failing to do so would put at risk the authorities the government uses to keep Americans safe.”
It wasn’t a filibuster, but an 11-hour stand on why the Senate should let the Patriot Act lapse, or parts of it.
This shows how slow government works. “Oh hey, we will catch up to today’s standards of surveillance in two years!”
3/6/2017 - Trump’s Wiretap Allegation Stirs Up the Liberal Media
8/16/2015 - NSA Pinpoints China’s Cyberattacks
6/3/2015 - Obama signs NSA Bill into Law
6/1/2015 - Jake Tapper: Obama’s Defense of the Patriot Act is Unimpressive
6/1/2015 - Patriot Act Provisions will Lapse even after Senate’s Last-Ditch Effort
6/1/2015 - Rand Paul gives Speech, Rails against NSA
5/23/2015 - Obama White House not keen on Patriot Act lapsing
5/21/2015 - Rand Paul takes Stand against NSA and Patriot Act for 11 Hours
2/23/2015 - Good News? Pentagon said it could catch up on Electronics Surveillance Gap by 2017