In a July 9 hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, James Comey, President Obama's choice to head the FBI, left the door open for deadly domestic drone strikes.
Bills introduced in the House and Senate by Rep. Massie and Sen. Tom Udall, respectively, would block president Obama from sending military aid to Syria.
The House of Representatives has passed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2014. Surveillance will lead to more indefinite detentions.
By a voice vote, the House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the NDAA that would ban funding for the UN Arms Trade Treaty.