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Pre-Snowden, More Inconvenient Facts

Yet more inconvenient facts keep trickling out that Snowden defenders will be forced to contend with on their quixotic quest to politically neuter the United States and weaken national security. From The Hill newspaper:

Years before Edward Snowden pulled back the curtain on the National Security Agency (NSA), the spy agency shared the legal basis behind its phone data collection with Sprint.

Top-secret documents released by the Obama administration on Wednesday show that the phone company asked for details about the contested NSA program in 2009, well before it was made public through Snowden’s leaks.

You can read more about it here.

I expect the Snowden legal defense team to argue conspiracy theory and cover up. Rather than a Select Committee on Benghazi, Congress should have created a group to review this mess.

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