Coalition Urges Strengthening Congressional Oversight of Intelligence

In anticipating of the new Congress, a coalition of 33 groups is urging Congress to adopt new chamber rules to strengthen its oversight of intelligence agencies and activities. The coalition sent a letter outlining its thoughts to House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. 

Members of four of the groups—DemandProgress, Electronic Frontier Foundation, FreedomWorks, and R Street Institute—produced this white paper on the subject.