The Senate has reached a deal with President Bush over his desire to spy at will on any American that he and the National Security Agency decides may or may not be a threat to whatever is or is not national security.
But don’t expect a vote just yet. The deal is not done and Congress needs more time before it caves in, as usual, to Bush.
Vote Is Put Off on Limiting N.S.A. Wiretapping – House Republicans scuttled a vote Wednesday on a measure that would have imposed new restrictions on the N.S.A.’s eavesdropping powers. [Washington News]