NSA Director Urges Congress to Renew Surveillance Powers | NASCAR Racing News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top US intelligence official on Thursday urged Congress to renew sweeping powers given to US spy agencies to monitor and screen communications, saying they are needed to stop terrorism, cyberattacks and other threats.

The remarks by Gen. Paul Nakasone, the director of the National Security Agency, opened up what is expected to be a contentious debate over provisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that expires at the end of the year. Bipartisan consensus in favor of expanding surveillance powers in the years after 9/11 Give way to increasing doubtsEspecially among Republicans who believe that spy agencies used those powers to undermine former President Donald Trump.

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