You’ll find no shortage of both boosters and critics for the USA Freedom Act, an effort at reforming the government’s bulk collection of data (i.e. spying on everybody) which passed the House with a bipartisan 303-121 majority on Thursday. The
The White House formally withdrew the nomination of federal prosecutor Ryan Bounds for a spot on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Tuesday after Sens. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Friday torpedoed his nomination despite broad establishment backing.