But in his first tweet Thursday, Trump wrote: "House votes on controversial FISA ACT today".
The bill still has to get through the Senate, which may not necessarily be an easy task.
"House votes on controversial FISA ACT today", Donald tweeted.
The White House, US intelligence agencies and Republican leaders in Congress have said they consider the surveillance program indispensable and in need of little or no revision.
The program is known as Section 702, named after the part of the 2008 FISA law that established it. Section 702 may face other challenges in the Senate.
So what's wrong with that?
"This [bill] strikes the balance that we must have between honoring and protecting privacy rights of USA citizens, honoring civil liberties, and making sure that we have to the tools we need in this day and age of 21st century terrorism to keep our people safe", Ryan said. American spies use their surveillance powers under strict supervision, they argue, and turning off these authorities would leave the United States blind in places where it needs to keep watch.
It would have required law enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant before being able to obtain data on Americans who might have been in touch with foreign targets.
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Backers of the Amash-Lofgren amendment said they wanted to restore the Constitution's Fourth Amendment protections against unlawful searches. It pretends that the standard is probable cause of foreign agency, but this has now morphed into the issuance of general warrants whenever the government wants them. The "unmasking" refers to senior government officials asking an intelligence agency to reveal the names of Americans or US entities in a piece of intelligence to better understand the information. If you are a journalist talking about North Korea, a businessman expressing thoughts about the global economy, or an ordinary person discussing the Trump border wall proposal, your conversation could be considered "foreign intelligence" under the law's broad definition. The ODNI also cites information gathered through 702 as helping to identify a perpetrator of a 2016 New Year's Eve attack on an Istanbul nightclub, as well as helping to expose an ISIS recruiter from Trinidad and Tobago, along with his network. Section 702 lets agencies collect phone records, e-mails and other electronic communications from U.S. companies such as Facebook, Google and Verizon.
What did Congress do Thursday? "No president should have this power", American Civil Liberties Union policy counsel Neema Singh Guliani said in a statement after the House's vote, calling on the Senate to "reject this bill". The bill would allow the USA government to continue to collect data on "non-U.S. persons" outside the country, without a warrant. Geltzer and the House Intelligence Committee fact sheet both note that 702 data is lawfully collected and "not the initiation of new surveillance. But 256 members of the House think FBI agents should have warrantless access to Americans' calls and emails, even in investigations that have literally nothing to do with national security".
FBI Director Christopher Wray says the law is a valuable tool for the U.S.in fighting terrorism.
Trump when he speculated, via Twitter, that FISA was used as the authority to spy on the Trump campaign ― a claim that is misleading at best.
Trump sent a follow up tweet after consulting with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), affirming the position in the original White House statement.
In an initial tweet he said the section 702 provision had been used by the Obama administration to "so badly surveil and abuse the Trump campaign", suggesting he was opposed to the bill.
Trump later changed his tune, saying the bill was about "foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys" and urging support.
"We need it!" Trump concluded in his second Twitter message.
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