Senate GOPer Hatching Secret White House Wiretapping Compromise | Talking Points Memo

It’s time for your surveillance bill update. Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO) says that he’s drafted a compromise on retroactive immunity for the telecoms. How does it bridge the gap between the House Dems, who refuse to wipe away the forty or so lawsuits against the telecoms for collaborating with the administration’s wireless wiretapping program, and the White House, who refuse to pass any surveillance bill without such a measure?


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