The White House, President George W. Bush Click to print this document

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 4, 2007

President Bush Urges House to Pass Important Intelligence Legislation

Last night, the United States Senate passed legislation to give our intelligence professionals the legal tools and authority they need to keep America safe. I appreciate the hard work they did to find common ground to pass this critical bill. Today, the House of Representatives has an opportunity to consider that bill, pass it and send it to me for my signature. Protecting America is our most solemn obligation and I urge the House to pass this bill without delay.

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