Sen. Christopher Murphy

German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich addresses reporters as he arrives for coalition talks between the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Social Democratic Party (SPD) at the parliamentary annex in Berlin on Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

German Interior Minister: ‘Special Efforts’ Needed From US To Restore ‘The Necessary Mutual Trust’

Members of the U.S. Congress met German officials and lawmakers in Berlin Monday in an effort to relieve tensions over allegations of massive National Security Agency surveillance.