The Republican Party Used To Defend NSA Spying

A huge turnaround.

In a surprising turnaround, the Republican National Committee passed a resolution at their winter meeting on Friday that renounced the “unconstitutional” spying of the National Security Agency.

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Here’s a PDF of the full resolution:

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In 2006, however, when the New York Times revealed warrantless wiretapping by the Bush administration through the NSA, the Republican National Committee attacked both Democrats who were against it and a judge who ruled it unconstitutional.


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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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