Clapper stated: “Not wittingly. There are cases where they could, inadvertently perhaps, collect – but not wittingly.”
Asked about those remarks this week, Clapper told the National Journal, “What I said was, the NSA does not voyeuristically pore through U.S. citizens’ e-mails. I stand by that.”
Clapper’s testimony is at odds with multiple news media reports of the NSA collecting phone and Internet data from millions of Americans.
About the Author: Aaron Klein is a New York Times bestselling author and senior reporter for WND.com. He is also host of an investigative radio program on New York's 970 AM Radio on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m. Eastern. His website is KleinOnline.com.
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