George Pataki, the former New York governor who is now running for president, on Tuesday blasted Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s efforts to derail the renewal of the Patriot Act as “dangerous” and irresponsible.”
“Right now, we have no ability to monitor people we think are terrorists — potentially terrorists in this country,” Pataki, the former three-term Republican, said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
“We have no ability to have roving wiretaps. We have no ability to access Metadata with a court order to find out if a suspected terrorist is talking overseas. This is a very dangerous time. This is a very dangerous act.
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