Sens. Call For Watchdog Review Of Domestic Surveillance

Law360, Washington (September 23, 2013, 8:15 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan group of senators on Monday urged an intelligence agency watchdog to conduct a full review of the use of certain statutory provisions for domestic intelligence gathering and make its findings public, saying recent revelations about such programs needed further scrutiny.

The letter, addressed to the inspector general of the U.S. Intelligence Community, seeks "detailed information" on any surveillance of Americans by U.S. intelligence agencies since 2010 under the authority granted by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act or Patriot Act, including any misuse of these...
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