Tlaib Opposes Reauthorizing Unchecked Government Surveillance

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-12) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 7888:

“It’s extremely disturbing that our government under both parties continues to abuse the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to surveil and spy on Americans in violation of our civil liberties, disproportionately targeting Black and brown communities. I voted to try and end these abuses, but we were blocked by politicians who would rather maintain the power to invade your privacy than protect your rights. FISA cannot continue without reform. I opposed reauthorizing FISA and will continue to work to protect the rights, liberties, and privacy of our residents and people across our country.”

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