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  • FISA JUDGES SAY BUSH WITHIN THE LAW (Why Has the MSM Ignored This Story?)

    03/29/2006 9:28:16 AM PST · by MikeA · 100 replies · 3,433+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 03/29/06 | Brian DeBose
    A panel of former Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judges yesterday told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee that President Bush did not act illegally when he created by executive order a wiretapping program conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA). The five judges testifying before the committee said they could not speak specifically to the NSA listening program without being briefed on it, but that a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act does not override the president's constitutional authority to spy on suspected international agents under executive order. "If a court refuses a FISA application and there is not sufficient time for...