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“if enacted, this bill would represent the most significant reform of government surveillance authorities since Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act 13 years ago,” Leahy said.
“If they (Republicans) try to change the law that covers and protects the rights of these refugee children, we will fight them,” said Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) to reporters at the Capitol.
With the August recess looming, Congress continues to face a myriad of challenges.
“This whole talk about impeachment has been coming from the President’s own staff,” Boehner said.
61 percent said they would oppose impeachment.