While everyone concentrates on The DICK<br>The OTHER PR!CK is having the law changed <br>to ALLOW the WARRANTLESS Wiretapping<br>...for the Duration of DUBya's "Forever War"<br>---------------------------------------------------<br><br>Senate plans no probe of NSA spy program <br><br><br>Judge orders NSA spy papers released <br>Ranking Democrat blasts White House deal with Senate chairman<br><br>"Instead, he and the White House confirmed that they had an agreement to give lawmakers more information on the nature of the program. The White House also has committed to make changes to the current law, according to Roberts and White House deputy press secretary Dana Perino. <br><br>Earlier, Bush spokesman Scott McClellan left the impression that any deal with Congress would not allow for significant changes. <br><br>He said the White House continued to maintain that Bush does not need Congress' approval to authorize the warrantless eavesdropping and that the president would resist any legislation that might compromise the program. <br><br>West Virginia Sen. Jay Rockefeller, the Intelligence Committee's top Democrat, said the White House had applied heavy pressure to Republicans to prevent them from conducting thorough oversight. <br><br>He complained that Roberts didn't even allow a vote on a proposal for a 13-point investigation that would include the program's origin and operation, technical aspects and questions raised by federal judges. <br><br>Rockefeller said the Senate cannot consider legislation because lawmakers don't have enough information. <br><br>"No member of the Senate can cast an informed vote on legislation authorizing or conversely restricting the NSA's warrantless surveillance program, when they fundamentally do not know what they are authorizing or restricting," he said. "<br><br><br><br>
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