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FISA Reauthorization Passes In House Despite GOP 'Revolt'

• https://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden

As noted earlier, all of the initial holdouts flipped their vote to move the bill forward this morning - after the length of reauthorization was shortened from five years to two, and an agreement to bring Rep. Warren Davidson's (R-OH) Fourth Amendment is Not For Sale Act to the floor sometime next week in a stand-alone vote - which would require the government to obtain a warrant before purchasing information about US citizens from data brokers (but not in general).

"The two-year timeframe is a much better landing spot because it gives us two years to see if any of this works rather than kicking it out five years," said Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX). "They say these reforms are going to work. Well, I guess we'll find out."

Ahem:


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