WHILE ALL EYES WERE ON IMPEACHMENT HEARING, HOUSE RE-AUTHORIZED PATRIOT ACT | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

WHILE ALL EYES WERE ON IMPEACHMENT HEARING, HOUSE RE-AUTHORIZED PATRIOT ACT

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House Democrats have slipped an unqualified renewal of the draconian PATRIOT Act into an emergency funding bill – voting near-unanimously for sweeping surveillance carte blanche that was the basis for the notorious NSA program.

A three-month reauthorization of the notorious PATRIOT Act was shoehorned into a last-minute continuing resolution (CR) funding the US government, bundling measures needed to avert yet another government shutdown with a continuation of the wildly-intrusive surveillance powers passed after the 9/11 terror attacks. Democrats voted almost unanimously for it, granting the far-reaching surveillance capabilities to the very same president they’re trying to impeach.

A roll-call vote on the bill was split exactly along party lines, with all 230 Democrats standing up for unconstitutional mass surveillance – including progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota), who spoke out against it earlier. Two other Democrats opted not to vote, but not a single representative dared oppose party groupthink.

Not only did Democrats unanimously stand for the bill, they backed the waiver of a rule that would have at least allowed members of Congress to read it.

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Absoflippinglutely unbelievable, but thoroughly true!!!

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They have been passing a lot....

Ethan Allen and...

of bad tyrannical bills under cover of this charade of an impeachment.

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