“The president has said that he understands and regrets the concerns disclosures of alleged U.S. intelligence activities have generated in Brazil,” the White House said in part in a statement.
There’s no regret of the actual intelligence activities, of course. Of course he regrets the fallout. Though why Brazilians are concerned about it is beyond me. They don’t have a Fourth Amendment that is being folded, spindled and mutilated.