'Rand Paul v. Barack Obama' lawsuit hits federal court with 386,000 plaintiffs, as U.S. Senator sues White HouseSubmitted by Barracuda_Trader on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 15:23
'Rand Paul v. Barack Obama' lawsuit hits federal court with 350,000 plaintiffs, as U.S. Senator sues White House and intelligence chiefs over NSA surveillance
Kentucky senator wants to end broad, non-targeted surveillance of Americans' communications, including so-called 'metadata'
He calls the NSA programs uncovered by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden 'precisely the kind of overreach we fought a revolution over'
'Rand Paul v. Barack Obama' filed in federal court Wednesday morning
Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who lost a gubernatorial bid in November, is lead counsel for the plaintiffs – all 350,000 of them
In addition to the president, Sen. Paul is suing the leaders of the NSA and FBI, and the White House's director of national intelligence
He's also raising money from his class-action participants for his next political campaign, likely a presidential run in 2016
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