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Noem Defends Vote

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Noem Defends Vote

The House of Representatives narrowly defeated an amendment last week that would have severely restricted the ability of the NSA to collect data on American citizens. The amendment came following disclosures of the amount of information the NSA was collecting. South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem voted against the amendment…

Noem says there is a lot of misinformation about what the NSA does and does not do…

Noem says she supported an alternative amendment that was not as restrictive…

Noem says that was a balance between protecting our rights, and protecting against another terror attack.

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