Senate bill would restrict NSA spying powers, open surveillance court to more oversight
- Year: 2013
- Length: 4:26 minutes (4.06 MB)
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In Washington today, the Senate Intelligence Committee questioned the leaders of the NSA and Office of National Intelligence about surveillance of US citizens and foreign nationals, conduct revealed by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. The hearing comes as a bipartisan coalition of US Senators introduces a bill to strip away some of the intelligence community’s powers to sweep up vast amounts of Americans’ data. On Capitol Hill, FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has more.