1) It remains unclear whether Nadler was talking about content or subscriber info.
2) It's abundantly clear that he didn't say "if the NSA wants 'to listen to the phone,' an analyst's decision is sufficient, without any other legal authorization required", as the CNET article claims.
3) One can believe or disbelieve anyone, regardless of party affiliation.
Damn. Make it four.
4) Better to disbelieve anything ratfucking "journalists" say.