Rand Paul takes over Senate floor to excoriate NSA surveillance

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Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has begun speaking out against legislation that would renew the NSA’s broad surveillance powers established under 2001’s USA PATRIOT Act

He appears set to give an extended speech detailing his many problems with the NSA and its surveillance of Americans

Paul’s Twitter team called it a filibuster on his account, though that may or may not be technically correct. A filibuster is designed to delay or prevent a vote on a subject, and Paul began speaking about the NSA amid discussion of a separate trade deal Read more…

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Rand Paul takes over Senate floor to excoriate NSA surveillance

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