NSA Spying

EXCLUSIVE – Pete Hoesktra: NSA Spying on Congress Requires Suspending State of the Union Invite

Recent news that the Obama White House obtained intelligence containing private conversations of members of Congress and American Jewish organizations from the National Security Agency (NSA) suggests the integrity of our intelligence agencies have been undermined. Congress should suspend the president’s invitation to deliver his State of the Union address from the House chamber until his administration fully complies with all congressional demands to get to the bottom of this new spying scandal.

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French Anger At Claims US Spied On Its Last Three Presidents

The US envoy in Paris has been summoned to an urgent  face-to-face meeting with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius today over claims that the US spied on President Francois Hollande and his two predecessors. Whistleblower website Wikileaks alleges the US National Security

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Peter King Attacks Rand Paul, Ted Cruz over NSA

Rep. Peter King (R-NY), an establishment Republican who positions himself as a defense hawk, attacked both Sens. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) for standing up to National Security Agency (NSA) bulk collection of Americans’ data—as Paul is on the Senate floor leading a filibuster that’s lasted at least seven hours thus far.

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Americans Are Aggressively Pro-Government Spying

We’ve known for years that most Americans support the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance apparatus. Poll after poll shows that about roughly 53 percent of Americans think the government should prioritize investigating terrorism over privacy.

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