A bipartisan pair of lawmakers on Wednesday predicted broad support and swift passage of upcoming legislation to establish a national commission exploring how police can get at encrypted data without endangering Americans’ privacy.
The measure, from House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), is set to drop early next week, the duo said during a Bipartisan Policy Center event.
“I predict it gets a lot of momentum,” McCaul said. “I do believe the administration will be supportive.”
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