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Rand Paul blasts Johnson for going against FISA amendment: He ‘hasn’t held his ground’

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
From The Center
Greg Nash

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) went after Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) on Sunday for forcing a tie vote against an amendment to a controversial spy bill, upsetting some of the most conservative Republicans.

Conservatives and progressives teamed up to demand an amendment the for reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) last week, which would have required a warrant for government spying on Americans. The amendment vote came to a tie after Johnson’s vote against it, tanking the change.

“Speaker Johnson was incredibly wrong,” Paul said in a “Fox News Sunday” interview....

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https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4593903-rand-paul-blasts-johnson-for-going-against-fisa-amendment-he-hasnt-held-his-ground/

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