White House, Congress aim to reform NSA’s spying capabilities

Gen. Keith Alexander is the director of the National Security Agency. He and key intelligence officials will testify in Congress on Tuesday about recent spying revelations. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House, Congress aim to reform NSA's spying capabilities

The Obama administration is considering stopping a program to spy on America's allies after news leaked the National Security Agency tapped the cell phone of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a senior administration official anonymously told the Associated Press.In a television interview Friday day, President Obama said he's ordered "a complete review of how our intelligence operates outside the country."The White House's reaction to the latest revelations in the months-long NSA scandal comes as Congress is also considering action to rein …

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