FBI Deputy Director Paul Abbate left Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) surprised on Tuesday after characterizing greater than a quarter-million unauthorized surveillance queries on Individuals as “unintentional.”
What’s the background?
The Senate Judiciary Committee met to debate reauthorizing Part 702 of the Overseas Intelligence Surveillance Act, which authorizes the federal government to conduct surveillance on non-Individuals.
However, as Politico reported, the FBI has admitted to utilizing Part 702 to focus on…