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A shift in the White House position

From NBC's Kelly O'Donnell
In his remarks on the war on terror in Atlanta earlier today, President Bush urged for changes to be made to the law to authorize the NSA warrantless wiretapping program and update the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. This represents a shift in the White House position, as Bush has not uttered this appeal before. Bush in Atlanta today: "The surest way to keep the program is to get explicit approval from the United States Congress. So today I am calling on the Congress to promptly pass legislation providing additional authority for the terrorist surveillance program, along with broader reforms in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act." The shift? From the time the program was disclosed last December, up until now, the President had insisted that no new laws were needed -- this is the first time he's called for one.