posted on Oct, 18 2007 @ 03:18 PM
Senate and Bush Agree On Terms of Spying Bill
Thursday, October 18, 2007; Page A01
Senate Democrats and Republicans reached agreement with the Bush administration yesterday on the terms of new legislation to control the federal
government's domestic surveillance program, which includes a highly controversial grant of legal immunity to telecommunications companies that have
assisted the program, according to congressional sources.
Disclosure of the deal followed a decision by House Democratic leaders to pull a competing version of the measure from the floor because they lacked
the votes to prevail over Republican opponents and GOP parliamentary maneuvers.
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