Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., second from left, talks with Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, during a hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., second from left, talks with Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, during a hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Susan Walsh AP
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., second from left, talks with Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, during a hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Susan Walsh AP

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