Breaking: Bush to Submit to Eavesdropping Oversight?

Sen. Arlen Specter on Thursday revealed a bill that would require a court to review the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s controversial intelligence-gathering program, saying the deal was negotiated with the Bush administration’s cooperation.

An administration official said the White House would accept Specter’s legislation if Congress does not change it dramatically.

The Pennsylvania Republican unveiled the bill at a meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which he chairs.


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