What is Section 702 of FISA, anyway?

Written by Annette

President Donald Trump threw Twitter, and members of Congress, into a tizzy Thursday morning when he tweeted a back-and-forth with himself about Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The reauthorization for 702 was up for a vote in the House just hours later — it passed, and now goes to the Senate for consideration — but the President’s tweets arguably brought a little understood surveillance tool to the forefront of public discourse.


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