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Lawmakers respond to proposed NSA changes
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Two days after President Obama sounded off on his view over the National Security Agency, lawmakers are voicing their own opinions.
On Friday, the president called for the end of the agency's attempt to store data from phones and the internet.
California Senator Dianne Feinstein appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday saying she thought the move would be too difficult.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee adds that it could disrupt a terrorist plot.
Michigan republican Mike Rogers, Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, says he also has his concerns, but agrees with the president.
"This one had an immediate impact on that program, especially calling for a warrant before access to the phone records. And that's concerning," said Rep. Mike Robers (R-Mich.).
For now, the NSA will store surveillance data but the president wants that to end.
Congress and the Obama administration will study alternatives.