Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, FISA(noun)
an act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; intended to increase United States counterintelligence; separate from ordinary law enforcement surveillance
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The numerical value of FISA in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of FISA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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We'll see what comes out in this FISA transcript.
I'll let my comments stand from the other day, which I still think are the same, we are very interested in looking into anything to do with (the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) -- especially FISA on any Americans.
I'm the only person on stage that's used the PATRIOT Act, I'm the only person on that stage that's used the FISA court, I'm the only person on that stage who has actually fought terrorism, knows how to use those tools, and knows how to bring to terrorism to heel.
We're trying to get the facts behind it and be able to see what he's concerned about and where he's concerned about that, obviously FISA courts have been very, very solid about not tracking American citizens and isolating any communication with any US person. So we're just going to try to get all the facts behind what he's proposing.
There have been various reports [about FISA documents and FBI surveillance of him], but I was so happy to hear that further confirmation is now being revealed. It shows how low the Clinton/Obama regime went to destroy our democracy and suppress dissidents who did not fully support their failed foreign policy. It will be interesting to see what comes out when the unjustified basis for those FISA requests are more fully disclosed over time, including potentially the Dodgy Dossier -- a document that clearly is false evidence, which could represent yet another potential crime.
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