A House committee on Wednesday unanimously voted to end the National Security Agency’s bulk telephone metadata collection program.
The vote by the House Judiciary Committee was 32-0. The measure moves to the full House, where its passage is uncertain.
“Today’s strong, bipartisan vote by the House Judiciary Committee takes us one step closer to ending bulk collection once and for all and safeguards Americans’ civil liberties as our intelligence community keeps us safe from foreign enemies who wish us harm,” committee lawmakers said in a joint statement.
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