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The secret text of the GOP's border bill reveals plan to dramatically increase surveillance of Americans and visitors

Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX, @JohnCornyn, +1 202-224-2934] introduced the Building America's Trust Act as a "long-term border security and interior enforcement strategy" but refused to release the bill's text, which has now leaked. (more...
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