Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), center, has now become Congress' most outspoken opponent to the NSA's metadata program.
In a Congressional committee hearing, the author of the Patriot Act threatened to orchestrate a movement not to reauthorize the controversial post-9/11 law.
In a session of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Rep. James Sensenbrenner Jr. (R-WI) said that given the government’s muted response to the Snowden leaks—particularly regarding the bulk metadata collection authorized under Section 215—the White House needs to make further changes.
Speaking to Deputy Attorney General James Cole, who appeared before the committee, Sensenbrenner gave a stern warning.
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