Damage Control Lawmakers to Visit Europe amid NSA Tensions

Against a backdrop of fraying ties between the US and many of its allies, sympathy is growing within Congress for European outrage at NSA spying activities. A bipartisan group of lawmakers is due to visit Europe to help address concerns about American surveillance.
US Senator Chris Murphy wants to keep ties between the US and Europe intact.

US Senator Chris Murphy wants to keep ties between the US and Europe intact.

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