Rand Paul: Mike Johnson Voting with Democrats on FISA & Spending | JP


Rand Paul: Mike Johnson Voting with Democrats on FISA & Spending

‘Abdicating the Power of the Purse’


During this week’s broadcast of FNC’s “Sunday Morning Futures,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) criticized House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) for voting along with Democrats on two key subjects — the renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) last week and a $1.2 trillion budget package last month.

Paul acknowledged that Senate Republicans were also partly to blame. However, he accused Johnson of abdicating the power of the purse.

“I want to also ask you about what you heard from the speaker regarding FISA,” host Maria Bartiromo asked. “Can we trust government? Can we trust government to use FISA appropriately and legally?”

“Absolutely not,” Paul replied. “Americans shouldn’t be spied on by their own government. The Fourth Amendment was put in by our founding fathers to protect us….


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