Senate and Bush Agree On Terms of Spying Bill

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posted on Oct, 18 2007 @ 03:18 PM
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Senate and Bush Agree On Terms of Spying Bill


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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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posted on Oct, 18 2007 @ 03:18 PM
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The usual elephant takeover. Dems bow down as they usually do, more spying on the people -- in the name of "terror" the most-recent war on.... poverty, drugs and now this. When will it end? Your guess is as good as mine. . . .

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