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Speaker Johnson withdraws both House FISA bills

Posted on AllSides December 12th, 2023
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Politics, US House, Mike Johnson, Surveillance
House Speaker Mike Johnson pulled both pieces of competing legislation to overhaul the federal government’s chief spy power under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Mr. Johnson, Louisiana Republican, decided that neither bill, one

House Speaker Mike Johnson pulled both pieces of competing legislation to overhaul the federal government’s chief spy power under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Mr. Johnson, Louisiana Republican, decided that neither bill, one from the House Judiciary Committee and the other from the House intelligence committee, would get a vote on the floor this week after members of both committees locked horns during a GOP conference meeting Monday night.

Initially, both bills were expected to be brought to the floor on Tuesday and lawmakers would vote on...

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