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Congress Jeopardizes Its Own Powers by Balking on Terrorist Surveillance Program Compromise

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Publication Date: September 2006

Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Todd Gaziano; Garrett Murch

Topic: Government (Legislative power and procedure)

Keywords: Legal issues; warrantless; terrorist surveillance program

Type: Brief


A legislative compromise is the only way that Congress can give the President support to continue a necessary program while preserving the constitutional claims of each branch for another day.