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Rep. Jordan to Newsmax: Surveillance Collusion ‘Really Scary’

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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 13: Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) speaks to reporters after the House voted to formally authorize the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Joe Biden, in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol on December 13, 2023 in Washington, DC. The vote was 221-212 along party lines. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Jim Jordan is sounding the alarm.  Newsmax headlines this latest from Ohio’s Rep. Jordan, the head of the House Judiciary Committee:

Rep. Jordan to Newsmax: Surveillance Collusion ‘Really Scary’

Newsmax reports:

“The federal government colluding with big banks to surveil regular Americans is ‘really scary stuff,’ Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, toldNewsmax Wednesday.

The government and banks engaged in financial surveillance, Jordan told “Eric Bolling The Balance.”

‘You have big banks searching private transactions for key terms at the request of the federal government, and it looks like there was no warrant requirement. There was no legal process that was done. They just said, Get this information,’ Jordan said. 

They also used terms for their searches that seemingly targeted conservatives, such as ‘Trump’ or ‘MAGA,’ as well as where the transactions took place or what was purchased, such as if someone bought a Bible at a bookstore, a firearm at Dick’s Sporting Goods, or a fishing license at Cabela’s or Bass Pro Shops.

Doing that will get someone ‘flagged as a … domestic potential violent extremist, and it’s really scary stuff that you have big government working together with big banks to surveil Americans,’ Jordan said.”

Big government plus big banks plus political surveillance. More to be heard, one suspects.