The FBI tells the Senate it may take legislation to force phone makers to help crack criminals's smart phones.

FOX's Steve Taylor reports from Washington:

FBI Director James Comey tells a Senate committee that knowing what the San Bernardino terrorists said on an iPhone is "too important" for legal arguments with Apple.

Comey wants Apple to help disable the phone's security:

(Comey) "So that if the FBI's trying to guess the pass code to the phone, it doesn't automatically delete the contents essentially after the tenth try."

Apple says if it does what the FBI wants, it would expose millions of other iPhones to hackers. A California judge has ordered Apple to comply. The company is expected to respond by tomorrow.

In Washington, Steve Taylor, FOX News.