Rand Paul says Trump backs broader FISA reforms, throwing curveball at intelligence bill
Libertarians like Paul have long highlighted the dangers of the FISA courts.
(From The Hill)
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Thursday that President Trump backs his proposal to include reforms to the surveillance court as part of a bill reauthorizing expiring intelligence programs, complicating the path forward for the legislation.
“The [Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act] FISA reforms that I think are very necessary is that FISA warrants shouldn’t be issued on Americans and any information gathered by the FISA court shouldn’t used against Americans.