Viet D. Dinh is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and Principal of Bancroft PLLC.  Dinh served as U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Legal Policy at the U.S. Department of Justice from 2001 to 2003.

Don’t believe the stories that the House failed to extend the Patriot Act, fueled by a Tea Party revolt. Bush official Viet D. Dinh on how Tuesday’s vote really went down—and why we still need the Act’s tools to fight terrorism.