UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — White House officials discuss amendments to the surveillance rules and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
The reason was the repeated criticism of the actions of special services by US President Donald Trump.
One of the main points of the new bill is the mandatory notification of suspected persons of their surveillance.
However, employees of the National Security Council oppose such rules. They have traditionally stated the need to expand the powers of the American authorities,informs The Wall Street Journal
As for Trump’s position on this subject, the American leader and his administration have repeatedly accused the security services of spying on the campaign headquarters.
The circumstances of the observations became the subject of at least three separate proceedings by the US Department of Justice.
In November 2019, Inspector General of the US Department of Justice Michael Horowitz prepared a report on the surveillance of the US President by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
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