29 Oct '13, 1pm

Lawmakers: U.S. spy programs may have gone too far: Faced with anger over revelations about U.S. spy... #airforce

Lawmakers: U.S. spy programs may have gone too far: Faced with anger over revelations about U.S. spy... #airforce

WASHINGTON — Faced with anger over revelations about U.S. spying at home and abroad, members of Congress suggested Tuesday that programs the Obama administration says are needed to combat terrorism may have gone too far. The chairman of the House intelligence committee said it might help to disclose more about National Security Agency operations but barring NSA from collecting millions of Americans’ phone records would scrap an important tool. “We can’t ask the FBI to find terrorists plotting an attack and then not provide them with the information they need,” said Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich. He spoke at the start of a hearing where top intelligence officials were testifying, including National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander. A bipartisan plan introduced Tuesday would end the NSA’s massive sweep of phone records, allowing the government to seek only records rel...

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