Lawmakers Want Limits on Wiretaps Despite Trump Administration Objections

House Judiciary leaders want to temporarily extend and curb an expiring surveillance law, but national security officials want it made permanent without changes.

Court Approved Wiretap on Trump Campaign Aide Over Russia Ties

To get permission to wiretap Carter Page, an adviser to the Trump campaign, last summer, the Justice Department had to show probable cause that he was acting as a Russian agent.

Court Approved Wiretap on Trump Campaign Aide Over Russia Ties

To get permission to wiretap Carter Page, an adviser to the Trump campaign, last summer, the Justice Department had to show probable cause that he was acting as a Russian agent.