The event was hosted by GW College Democrats, College Republicans, and the school's chapter of the Young America's Foundation.
Paul and Wyden often speak out against warrantless mass surveillance, arguing that Americans lose when our nation sacrifices liberty for a false sense of security. The senators said Monday that liberty and national security are not mutually exclusive.
"We have always considered ourselves the bipartisan duo to keep hammering the message that we can't give up liberty for security," Paul said.
In our new digital age, the senators believe the government should take extra care in protecting the privacy of its citizens.