White House supports FISA reauthorization for national security : official

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Posted: Mar 01, 2017 12:34 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration supports the reauthorization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act governing the collection of electronic surveillance, a White House official said on Wednesday.

"We support the clean reauthorization and the administration believes it's necessary to protect the security of the nation," the official said on customary condition of anonymity.

(Reporting by Steve Holland)