Statement Of U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell On NSA Surveillance Program
U.S. Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell released the following statement today on reports of a phone call database collected by the National Security Agency:
"Some people seem to have lost sight of the fact that we are fighting a war on terrorism and that the President needs good intelligence data at his disposal to root out al Qaeda cells. The President has made it clear that the NSA is acting within the law and is doing what needs to be done to protect America from future attacks."