Obama urges Senate to preserve NSA's illegal, useless phone record program


President Obama is urging the Senate to reauthorize the NSA's illegal and useless spy program that collects millions of Americans' phone records.

"This needs to get done," Obama told reporters in the Oval Office.

"I strongly urge the Senate to work through this recess and make sure that they identify a way to get this done," he added, calling it "necessary to keep the American people safe and secure."

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