Anna Paulina Luna whips last-ditch effort to tank FISA reauthorization bill

A coalition of House Republicans won’t let the reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act pass without a fight, with Rep. Anna Paulina Luna (R-FL) calling on fellow lawmakers to vote against tabling a motion to reconsider the bill’s passage.

Shortly after FISA passed on the House floor, 273 to 147, on Friday, Rep. Laurel Lee (R-FL) called for a motion to reconsider the vote, pushing House Intelligence Chairman Mike Turner (R-OH) to call for a motion to table Lee’s motion. Luna demanded a recorded vote on the motion to table, which is set to take place Monday night.

In a “Dear Colleague” letter, Luna blasts FISA as a “widely misused and abusive” system and argues Congress “had the opportunity” to make significant reforms but chose not to. Many House Republicans expressed disappointment
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