House Intel Chairman Expects Spying Power Reauthorization to Pass the House – EVOL

Since the bill was narrowly reauthorized by Congress in 2018, a series of abuses have come to light that have thrown the entire process’s future into question.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Turner (R-Ohio) says he expects a reauthorization of a controversial spying power to pass through the House this week.

House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) is expected to bring Rep. Laurel Lee’s (R-Fla.) “Reforming Intelligence and Securing America” Act, a bill that would make some reforms to the controversial Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), to the floor for a vote.

Mr. Turner appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” to discuss the scheduled vote in the House this week.

Asked whether he thought the legislation would pass, Mr. Turner replied, “I think it will.”

Ms. Lee’s bill would reform the bill’s controversial Section 702, an authority passed in 2008 that allows intelligence officials to gather information on foreign actors working outside of the United States.

At least, that’s what the rules are supposed to be.

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