PBS NewsHour

Lawmakers call for changes to surveillance act

Clip: 12/17/2017 | 2m 46s

Lawmakers are discussing the renewal of the FISA Amendments Act, which allows the surveillance of foreigners outside of the U.S. And while there is generally bipartisan support for the act on national security grounds, reports show that the National Security Agency has inadvertently collected data from Americans under the law. Byron Tau of The Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

Aired: 12/17/17

Rating: NR

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