Bipartisan opposition leaves surveillance bill in doubt

Bipartisan opposition leaves surveillance bill in doubt

Bipartisan opposition leaves surveillance bill in doubtLegislation extending surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into doubt as President Donald Trump threatened a veto and Republican leaders and top liberal Democrats said they would oppose it. House Democratic leaders abruptly adjourned without considering the bill, hours after saying there would be a vote Wednesday evening. In between, Trump said explicitly for the first time that he would veto the measure.