Judiciary Committee Markup
The Senate Judiciary Committee marked up pending legislation and voted on pending judicial and executive nominations. Most of the debate… read more
The Senate Judiciary Committee marked up pending legislation and voted on pending judicial and executive nominations.
Most of the debate focused on NSA surveillance and monitoring programs, as well as the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit. Other issues before the committee included the Marriage Protection Amendment, the National Security Surveillance Act of 2006, the Terrorist Surveillance Act of 2006, the Prosecutors and Defenders Incentive Act of 2005, a bill to provide relief for persons who refrain from electronic communication for fear of being subject to surveillance, and a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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