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February 14, 2008

FISA Update: House Republicans Stage Walk-Out To Dramatize Democrats' Terrorists & Trial-Lawyer Lovin' Ways

FYNQ:

Republican leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) is giving a press conference on the Capitol steps right now, saying that the decision of the House to debate a contempt resolution involving former White House officials instead of taking up the Protect America Act jeopardizes national security. He said the House Republicans would stay in Washington as long as necessary to finish the bill.

Pelosi and the Democratic leadership believe there isnít enough time to reconcile the differences between the Senate and House versions of the act, which would make adjustments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act permanent, giving the government more power to monitor phone calls and emails without a court order in certain circumstances. The Democrats want a second extension of the current act to work out the differences.

No, the Democrats want more time to work on the Blue Dog caucus which has pledged to support the Senate version of the bill. They want to defeat the bill, not "work out differences."

MoveOn.org, George Soros, the trial lawyers and their righteous Bush Derangement Syndrome are all more important than national security.

Thanks to Gabriel.


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