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NSA can´t say if it collected
data on lawmakers, officials

The Hill, by Mario Trujillo

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 1/15/2014 7:44:26 AM

The National Security Agency said it is lawfully unable to search its database to determine if it has swept up phone records from members of Congress or other elected officials. NSA Director Keith Alexander said, however, nothing the agency does can be fairly described as “spying on Members of Congress” or U.S. politicians, according to a letter dated Jan. 10.The director said the agency could not cull its database because it can only access records that are reasonably suspected to be linked to a foreign terrorist group. “For that reason, NSA cannot lawfully search to determine if any records NSA has

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Let´s put John Roberts under oath and ask him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 1/15/2014 7:50:31 AM     (No. 9692620)

We ought not forget that we have avowed communist party members in our congress.

They need spying on..........IMHO.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 1/15/2014 8:04:57 AM     (No. 9692636)

It is well known that NSA leaders would never lie to congress!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 1/15/2014 8:09:45 AM     (No. 9692639)

You can´t make an omelet without breaking eggs.. you have to have SOMETHING newer than those old PIAPS FBI files..







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Reply 4 - Posted by: OhMy, 1/15/2014 8:31:17 AM     (No. 9692677)

If the NSA can´t say if it collected the data it collected the data. When the people are afraid of the govt ( IRS, NSA EPA etc ) we are no longer free. It is the govt that should be afraid of the people.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/15/2014 8:37:48 AM     (No. 9692686)

Can´t or won´t.

This reminds me of the Southern-ism backhanded compliment: I can´t tell you how what a good time we had at your party....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pensom2, 1/15/2014 10:34:59 AM     (No. 9692842)

These answers are double-speak. The question is not what the NSA is lawfully able to do--the question is what the NSA may have done unlawfully.

And I agree 100% with the OP--put Justice John Roberts under oath and ask him if Obama´s hit squad has ever put him in its sights--legally or illegally.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/15/2014 10:43:16 AM     (No. 9692860)

Really, what they are saying is:

´We Collected Data on ´Everyone´ but we can´t say we collected data on this group of special people.´

Really? Everyone means everyone bozo´s...why don´t you admit it, and by the way let us know WHO made you do it? I suspect THIS Administration!



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Reply 8 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/15/2014 3:32:22 PM     (No. 9693344)

No movie from Hollywood will ever compensate for the damage they have done to America.
Never again will I spend one cent on their products.

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