Rep. Sensenbrenner Wants Intelligence Director Clapper Prosecuted for Lying

hooray! The Hill is
that Patriot Act author Rep. James Sensenbrenner Jr.
(R-Wis.) wants Director of National Intelligence James Clapper
fired and prosecuted for lying to Congress. From The

“Lying to Congress is a federal offense, and Clapper ought to be
fired and prosecuted for it,” the Wisconsin Republican said in an
interview with The Hill.

He said the Justice Department should prosecute Clapper for
giving false testimony during a Senate Intelligence Committee
hearing in March.

During that hearing, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) asked Clapper
whether the National Security Agency (NSA) collects data on
millions of Americans. Clapper insisted that the NSA does not — or
at least does “not wittingly” — collect information on Americans in

After documents leaked by Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA
collects records on virtually all U.S. phone calls, Clapper
apologized for the misleading comment.

Misleading comment? Really?

Sensenbrenner also called for firing National Security Agency
director Keith Alexander who oversaw the unconstitutional mass
surveillance of Americans’ electronic communications. It’s way past
time that
both Clapper and Alexander
were gone.

The congressman has also introduced the USA
with the goal of reining in the constitutional
abuses of the national security establishment. I await his call for

pardoning whistleblower Edward Snowden

See below video below for Clapper’s lie to Congress:

from Hit & Run

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