DOJ spokesman Wyn Hornbuckle said the sending border patrol and members of the U.S. Marshals Service Special Operations Group might escalate, not ease, tensions said the DOJ .
The judges, all appointed by a Republican president, expressed uncertainty about where to draw the line between legal surveillance and violations of constitutional rights in the age of terrorism.
WASHINGTON -- Three federal appeals court judges struggled Tuesday over whether the National Security Agency's phone data surveillance program is an intelligence-gathering tool that makes the nation safer or an intrusive threat that endangers privacy. The judges all appointed by Republican presidents expressed uncertainty