• 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
    BERLIN — A hypodermic needle was found in a baby changing table of the Berlin Mall on Friday,... Full Story
    WATERBURY CENTER — Vermont State Police say a toddler is in critical condition after being found ... Full Story
    LYNDONVILLE — Police say they’ve arrested a third person involved in a string of armed robberies ... Full Story
    More Articles