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DNI chief Clapper: "I lied to Congress!"


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Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has apologized for telling Congress the National Security Agency doesn’t gather data on millions of Americans.

 

The apology comes after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden gave top-secret information to newspapers that last month published stories about the federal government collecting the data from phone calls and such Internet communications as emails.

 

Clapper apologized in a letter to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein that was posted Tuesday on the website of Clapper's office.

 

Clapper said in the June 21 letter that his answer was "clearly erroneous."

 

Americans have long known the United States implemented surveillance programs under the Patriot Act, in the wake of 9/11, with the goal of preventing more terror attacks, and that the programs targeted foreign and overseas suspects. However, many Americans seem stunned at the apparent extent of the programs and that the broad data collection included basic details on Americans' phone records.


Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/07/03/dni-chief-clapper-apologizes-for-erroneous-answer-on-nsa-surveillance/#ixzz2XzuxZOKJ

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sooooo, bush and cheney and rice and rumsfeld and their staffs

LIED, LIED, LIED and LIED for 8 years, killed and maimed our soldiers

for no reason other than to steal trillions of our tax dollars.

 

clapper or crapper is no doubt a repuke just like all of the LIAR

repukicons in congress.

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