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Trump opposition throws surveillance legislation in doubt


WASHINGTON (AP) — House legislation extending surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into doubt Wednesday as President Donald Trump threatened a veto and Republican leaders and top liberal Democrats said they would oppose it.

Ahead of a House vote scheduled for Wednesday evening, Trump said explicitly for the first time that he would veto the measure. A similar version of the legislation had drawn bipartisan support just weeks ago.

"If the FISA Bill is passed tonight on the House floor, I will quickly VETO it," Trump tweeted, using the acron...

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