national security

Providing for the Common Defense

COMMUNICATIONS • September 22, 2017

How much power do you think Congress should hold with regards to national security? Just going off the U.S. Constitution, it has quite a bit. In fact according our forefathers penwrite, “providing for the common defense” is one of the most essential roles of Congress. In this 115th Congress, we have been carrying out this …

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5 Things to Know About the USA Freedom Act

Rep. Bob Goodlatte • May 6, 2015

The House Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly approved by a vote of 25-2 the USA Freedom Act of 2015 (H.R. 2048), a bill to reform intelligence-gathering programs operated under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). This strong, bipartisan legislation builds upon last year’s version of the USA Freedom Act, containing significant surveillance reforms and reflecting core American …

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