Whether he was personally bothered or not I don’t know. I’m not a mind-reader, just someone putting 2 and 2 together. The man was afraid of Nancy, Steny, and Jay.
The excuses Obama gave for his FISA-gutting support were lies. He did not support the bill because it installed some safeguards; the bill did no such thing, and actually was worse than FISA-gutting opponents had expected it to be. Obama’s level of comprehension is such that he knew his excuses were bogus, an attempt to deceive the citizenry.