Via AP –– The Senate has rejected changes to a House-passed bill remaking a disputed post-Sept. 11 surveillance program. That clears the way for the Senate to pass the legislation and send it directly to President Barack Obama for his signature.
The action Tuesday came two days after the Senate let the National Security Agency’s bulk phone collections program temporarily lapse.
CDT’s Harley Geiger was filmed commenting on this, and the video is attached to this AP article. Watch here.