Bob Goodlatte Asks Why FBI Uses a Foreign Intelligence Program to Collect Americans’ Communications Millions of Times Each Year
Calls for Mandated Reports on FBI’s Use of U.S. Persons-Queries under Section 702
Former House Judiciary Committee Chairman and PPSA Senior Policy Advisor Bob Goodlatte today submitted testimony to a U.S. Senate Appropriations subcommittee, and earlier a House Appropriations subcommittee, about the revelation that the FBI uses Section 702 – authorized by Congress for foreign intelligence – to collect the communications of Americans millions of times each year.
In his testimony, Bob Goodlatte offers legislative language that would require the FBI to deliver annual reports on how many times it used search terms for U.S. persons under Section 702.
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