• Leahy wants report on surveillance
    September 24,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Leahy wants report

    on surveillance

    MONTPELIER — Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is leading an effort to call for a full-scale review — with results made public — of the use of surveillance by the U.S. intelligence community.

    Leahy joined senators from both parties Monday in signing a letter to Charles McCullough, inspector general of the intelligence community.

    The senators are asking for detailed information on the surveillance of Americans under federal law and any misuse of such authority during the last three years.

    The Senate Judiciary Committee — which Leahy chairs — held a hearing on the topics in July and is planning another one next week.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Vermont News
    PHILADELPHIA — After standing at the podium to second the nomination of Sen. Full Story
    Sanders nominator leaves convention early
    BARRE — A Middlesex man could serve as many as five years in prison if he fails to complete drug... Full Story
    PHILADELPHIA — With his presidential campaign officially over, independent Sen. Full Story
    Sanders renews call for unity with Clinton
    More Articles