WASHINGTON, DC — Spurred by recent revelations of the DEA using NSA and CIA programs ostensibly designed to fight terrorism to try to make drug cases, but grounded in decades of festering concern over the DEA’s bull-in-a-China-shop behavior, a broad coalition of more than 120 groups Thursday asked Congress to hold hearings on the agency. […]
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WASHINGTON, DC – A coalition of two dozen civil-liberties groups called Thursday for broad congressional hearings on the Drug Enforcement Administration, citing recent revelations by Reuters about the DEA’s use of National Security Agency data to build non-terrorism cases against Americans. Last month, Reuters reported that the DEA funnels tips from overseas NSA intercepts, informants, court-ordered […]
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