On this day, five years ago, one of my constituents—Mr. Victor Lovelady—was brutally killed at the hands of al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in Algeria. Victor was killed not just for who he was, but also for what he represented. He was kille...
Mr. Speaker, I am a former prosecutor and a former judge. I despise terrorists.
We ought to go after them and get them. Section 702 was written to go after terrorists, but it is being used to go after Americans.
Normally, when I was a judge, ...
Mr. Speaker, we are not talking about terrorism. We are talking about the protection of Americans and their information.
All of the rhetoric and the fear tactics that this will destroy our ability to go after terrorists is wrong. The USA RIGHTS A...
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