Conservatives LIVID over Republicans passing FISA without warrant requirement

A FISA extension passed the House today by a vote of 273-147 and it’s supposed to go to the Senate on Monday. But what infuriated conservatives is that 86 Republicans voted with Democrats to nix the warrant requirement for FISA surveillance by the FBI.

Here’s more from Newsmax:

House conservatives are angry with their GOP colleagues for stripping out a warrant requirement from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) before passing the bill on Friday.

One conservative is so incensed, he’s vowing to travel to districts of some of his Republican colleagues to campaign against them, The Hill reported.

Much of the anger is aimed at House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., who pivoted from a critic of FISA to a champion of it.

At issue is that the House on Friday passed the extension of the controversial Section 702 of FISA without including restrictions on how the FBI uses the surveillance program. Johnson revised FISA to two years instead of the full five-year reauthorization in the hopes of assuaging his right flank.

It didn’t work. Conservatives demanded a warrant requirement to curb FBI abuses, but that measure failed 212-212; ties go down in the loss column.

“Every one of these members who voted against a warrant requirement, they are the deciding vote. They own it,” Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., said after the vote. “And some of them may see me showing up in their districts very soon to campaign against them and to stand for the Constitution.”

Chip Roy tweeted that this is not over, saying there would be one more vote on Monday:

It’s not over. There will be ONE more vote on Monday on a reconsideration of FISA in the U.S. House. The bill should be stopped because it lacks warrant protection for Americans – thanks to 86 Republicans & 126 Democrats who killed the warrant.

So who were these 86 Republicans? Greg Price posted a list on Twitter:

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