Wyden presses DHS on “unconstitutional” surveillance in Portland

Sen. Wyden Presses DHS On ‘Unconstitutional’ Surveillance
-A +A

In the wake of DC correspondent Ken Klippenstein’s explosive report on federal agencies tapping protesters’ phones in Portland, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) demanding answers.

The letter, addressed to DHS Acting Secretary Chad Wolf and signed by both Wyden and Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, contains a list of questions relating to the intelligence operations reported by The Nation earlier this week:

Sen. Wyden Presses DHS On ‘Unconstitutional’ Surveillance

The Oregon Senator asked for confirmation of The Nation’s reporting on phone tapping of protesters in Portland.

“There are still a lot of questions about what DHS has been doing in Portland, but I’m pushing hard for answers,” said Wyden. “The bottom line is, it would be totally unacceptable, illegal, and unconstitutional for the Trump administration to spy on people because of their political beliefs.”

Also Check Out...

Theodore Edgecomb and 2020 road rage killing of Jason Cleereman.
Jury Deliberations Begin In
death of 17-year-old Black foster child Cedric Lofton
Video Captures Killing Of Black
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer announced that he will retire
Supreme Court Judge Breyer
UCLA Bruins gymnast Margzetta Frazier
UCLA Gymnastics Facing Internal
Ron Jordan, the CEO and founder of Jordan Hospitality Group, has acquired all 21 Donatos restaurants in the Indianapolis market,
Entrepreneur Makes History As
court decisions upholding race-conscious admissions policies at Harvard College and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Race-Conscious Admissions Are