Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Senate to hold closed briefing on NSA surveillance, lawmakers say they weren’t informed of programs

Madison Ruppert

End The Lie
June 11, 2013

The Senate Intelligence Committee will reportedly hold a closed briefing for members to discuss the recently revealed National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs after some lawmakers complained about not being informed of PRISM.

The recent media furor began with a report showing that a secret court order forced Verizon to hand over all records for U.S. custo
A portion of the Senate Intelligence Committee
image credit: SenRockefeller/Flickr
mers to the NSA. Soon after, the massive NSA surveillance program called PRISM involving major tech companies was revealed followed by Boundless Informant.

We now know that the whistleblower is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old employee of Booz Allen Hamilton and former employee of the CIA.

Currently, individuals in Washington are engaging in massive damage control and it appears that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper lied under oath about the NSA programs.