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Debate Begins on FISA

This morning, Sen. Wyden headed to the floor to speak out against the FISA reauthorization and to push for amendments offered by Senators Merkley, Leahy, Paul, and himself to increase privacy protections, transparency, and accountability under FISA.

Below is video of Sen. Wyden's opening remarks and floor speech:

SENATOR WYDEN'S FULL REMARKS


INTRO (Part 1 of 9)


ORIGINS OF FOURTH AMENDMENT  (Part 2 of 9)


JUSTICE BRANDEIS AND IMPORTANCE OF FOURTH AMENDMENT (Part 3 of 9)  


OVERVIEW OF HISTORY OF FISA  (Part 4 of 9)


SENATORS CORRESPONDENCE WITH DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE (Part 5 of 9) 


IMPLICATIONS OF FISA TODAY (Part 6 of 9)


REQUESTS FOR OVERSIGHT OF FISA (Part 7 of 9)


MINIMIZATION PROCEDURES IN FISA (Part 8 of 9)


AMENDMENTS OFFERED TODAY TO FISA (Part 9 of 9)