2/20/03 - President Bush signed reconciled House Senate version
of above law with provision that terminates funding to TIA in 90
days and requires a Congressional update.(Consolidated Appropriations
Resolution, 2003, No.108?7, Division M, §111(b) [signed Feb. 20,
5/20/03 - 90 days later, Pentagon changes name of TIA from Total
Information Awareness to Terrorist Information Awareness and calls
it new program. Problem solved!
7/17/03 - Briefing
for Intelligence Committee leadership (Pat Roberts, Jay Rockefeller,
Porter Goss, and Jane Harman) on domestic wiretap program. This
would be the last briefing before the crisis March 10 meeting.
7/17/03 - After his SECOND briefing on the program,
Jay Rockefeller writes
his CYA memo to Cheney [..]