WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Rand Paul says he is filing suit
against the Obama administration over the data-collection policies of
the National Security Agency. On his website, he's urging Americans to
join the lawsuit, in his words, "to stop Barack Obama's NSA from
snooping on the American people."
In an interview Friday night on
the Fox News show "Hannity," the Kentucky Republican tells host Eric
Bolling he believes everyone in the U.S. with a cellphone would be
eligible to join the suit as a class action.
Paul says that people
who want to join the suit are telling the government that it can't have
access to emails and phone records without permission or without a
Paul says the lead lawyer in the suit is Virginia's former attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli.