"Now, by the way, any time you hear the United States government talking about wiretap, it requires...a wiretap requires a court order. Nothing has changed, by the way. When we’re talking about chasing down terrorists, we’re talking about getting a court order before we do so." - George W. Bush, April 20, 2004
There is no "wiggle room" in this quote. Bush is a liar. Plain and simple.