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Tester says Thursday he wants changes in FISA before renewal

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., held a press call with rural media outlets Thursday morning, where he discussed a number of ongoing issues in Congress including the upcoming renewal of surveillance legislation and the situation at the U.S. southern border.

Tester is running for reelection and faces Michael Hummert of Helena in the Democratic primary.

Tester said Thursday that the renewal of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, allows intelligence agencies to access American citizens’ data without a warrant if they ever interact with a foreign target of the law.

He said the inten...


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