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Faso votes again to extend warrantless spy bill; Schumer, Gillibrand vote no

Jan 17, 2018 2:33 pm
Rep. John Faso (R-Kinderhook) voted Jan. 17, for a second time, to continue to allow the National Security Agency to spy on Americans without a warrant. Just like last week, the vote was 256 to 164. The bill continued an expiring law that permits the government, without a warrant, to gather communications of foreigners abroad from United States firms such as Google and AT&T — even when they are talking to Americans. The bill was voted on a second time after it got Senate approval Jan. 16, with both New York senators, Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, voting against.