Intelligence Officials Evade Questions on Domestic Surveillance

John Glaser, March 12, 2013

In Senate testimony today, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and FBI Director Robert Mueller evaded questions from Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) on domestic surveillance of American citizens. Clapper seems visibly annoyed at the question. Neither he nor Mueller were willing to give specific answers, presumably because surveillance practices have gone far beyond constitutional and statutory constraints.

Update: Wyden got to question Clapper later on in the testimony, leading to a very awkward answer on domestic surveillance from Clapper:




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  3. "Neither HE nor Clapper."

    I know it's a small thing, but the rest of the post really gives nothing to complain about.

  4. Clapper denied NSA is collecting data on Americans. First I don't believe him – in the video you can see him squirm considerably (liar, liar…). But second, when you are dealing with a sake, you have to be as wily as the snake. The key word in this particular iteration is "collecting". We need to use different words – e.g. "reading?", "screening?", "reviewing?", "listening?", "storing?", "examining?" and so on and so on and so on.

  5. Based on William Binney's statements, Clapper is flat out lying. As Binney has said, the NSA might not be actually "using" that data on everyone, but they are COLLECTING it on everyone and could use it on ANYONE.

  6. I know it's a small thing, but the rest of the post really gives nothing to complain about.

  7. I'll complain!

    "Update: Wyden got to question Clapper later on in the testimony, leading to a very awkward answer on domestic surveillance from Clapper:"

    What WAS that "awkward" answer..? Why tell us about it, but NOT provide it? Is this any way to run an analysis???

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