FISA




Sen. Rand Paul on FISA: Real reform will be offered in 2 months

The Senate has approved an extension until May of surveillance powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA. In an exclusive OAN interview, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said real reform of the FISA law will be offered in two months with his amendment exempting Americans from being targeted by the FISA court and warrants. One America’s John Hines has more from Capitol Hill.


Rep. Jordan points to major changes in supporting reformed FISA law

A bipartisan House compromise bill, which overhauls the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, now heads to the Senate ahead of a Sunday deadline. The House passed the measure with support and opposition coming from a mix of members on both sides of the aisle. One America’s John Hines spoke with congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) who supported the legislation.



Rep. Meadows: Burr support ‘major difference’ for Ratcliffe DNI nomination

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) told One America’s John Hines that one key aspect of FISA reform legislation pertains to a so-called “amicus advocate” to protect those targeted for surveillance. The GOP lawmaker also said the key to Rep. John Ratcliffe’s (R-Texas) confirmation for the DNI post will be support from Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.), which Meadows believes is likely.