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ACLU On Surrender Steny: "It's Chrismas Morning At The White House"

Caroline Frederickson of the ACLU:

Itís Christmas morning at the White House thanks to this vote. The House just wrapped up some expensive gifts for the administration and their buddies at the phone companies. Watching the House fall to scare tactics and political maneuvering is especially infuriating given the way it stood up to pressure from the president on this same issue just months ago. In March we thought the House leadership had finally grown a backbone by rejecting the Senateís FISA bill. Now we know they will not stand up for the Constitution. [MORE]

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