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Congress Is Alarmingly Close to Handing Trump Dangerous Spying Powers

And Adam Schiff, of all people, is the one giving it to him

Adam Schiff. Photo: Thierry Monasse/Getty Images

For a few hours on Tuesday, it looked like the House of Representatives would finally vote to give Americans some much-needed online privacy protection against government abuse. The House seemed set to agree…



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Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm is the executive director of Freedom of the Press Foundation. His writing has appeared the New York Times, the Guardian, and the Intercept.