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Thu Mar 12, 2020, 03:14 PM

Trump Throws Surveillance Bill Into Chaos With Implicit Veto Threat

Source: New York Times

President Trump suggested on Thursday that he might veto a bipartisan surveillance bill, potentially disrupting an agreement to resolve a debate over national security and privacy before three F.B.I. tools for investigating terrorism and espionage expire on Sunday.

“Many Republican Senators want me to Veto the FISA Bill until we find out what led to, and happened with, the illegal attempted ‘coup’ of the duly elected President of the United States, and others!” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter.

Mr. Trump’s comments came a day after the House passed a bipartisan bill to extend the expiring tools while also adding safeguards to national-security wiretapping under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA.

Several of the president’s most vocal allies backed the legislation, and Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, enthusiastically urged swift passage of the House’s bill.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/12/us/politics/trump-surveillance-bill.html

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Zorro Mar 2020 OP
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Midnightwalk Mar 2020 #2
Firestorm49 Mar 2020 #3
abqtommy Mar 2020 #4
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Mar 2020 #5

Response to Zorro (Original post)

Thu Mar 12, 2020, 03:37 PM

1. "Many Republican Senators want me to Veto the FISA Bill

until we find out what led to, and happened with, the illegal attempted ‘coup’ of the duly elected President of the United States, and others!” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter.

In other words, the security of the United States is less important than Fat Donnie's paranoid need for revenge against all personal enemies, real or imagined.

I would love it if when Trump makes a statement like, “Many Republican Senators want me to Veto the FISA Bill...," a reporter would immediately ask, "Can you name even one Republican senator who has told you they are against national security?"

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Thu Mar 12, 2020, 03:46 PM

2. Let it expire

Blame it on trump which is accurate. We can’t fall for this kind of bullshit.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Thu Mar 12, 2020, 04:09 PM

3. What a petulant little ass.

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Thu Mar 12, 2020, 06:14 PM

4. Every day in every way tRUMP proves that he deserved to be impeached and that every reTHUG

in the U.S. Senate is a treasonous traitor.

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Thu Mar 12, 2020, 08:50 PM

5. Another Trump tantrum

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