By Grace Lidia Suárez What does FISA stand for? It is an acronym which stands for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. It is a law enacted by Congress and signed by President Carter in 1978. It governs the procedures used to gather and collect information on foreign governments and their agents.
By Grace Lidia Suárez The Republicans claim that the failure to inform the FISA court judge who was considering the renewal of the surveillance warrant on Carter Page that the author of the dossier may have been paid for his work by the DNC somehow taints the warrant so that
By Grace Lidia Suárez On the House plate Thursday was the renewal of Section 702 of FISA, a statutory scheme which has been in effect since 1978, and which governs the collection of security-related information from foreigners in foreign countries. Just the day before, the Trump administration signaled its approval
By Susan Kuebler When Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, took the unpresidented, sorry, unprecedented step of briefing the White House on his committee’s investigation of the White House, there was justifiable outrage in Washington and outside the Beltway. Perhaps no one was more outraged, or with greater justification,
By Richard Cameron The fallout from Donald Trump’s tweet posted at 3:49 AM Saturday morning, resonates into the new week. That – given the magnitude of the implications involved, is not surprising. What is surprising is that even though the specific allegation he made – that President Obama wiretapped “a