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Rep. Peter King: Prosecute NSA leaker to the ‘fullest extent of the law’

Posted By admin On June 10, 2013 @ 7:44 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Mike Adams
The Hill [1]
June 10, 2013

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) on Sunday called for the prosecution of Edward Snowden, the admitted leaker of top secret documents detailing the National Security Agency’s phone and internet surveillance programs.

“If Edward Snowden did in fact leak the NSA data as he claims, the United States government must prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law and begin extradition proceedings at the earliest date,” King said in a statement.

The chairman of the Homeland Security subcommittee on Counterintelligence and Terrorism also called on other countries to deny Snowden asylum.

“The United States must make it clear that no country should be granting this individual asylum.”

“This is a matter of extraordinary consequence to American intelligence,” King added.

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/304397-rep-king-prosecute-nsa-leaker-to-fullest-extent-of-the-law

[2] NSA leaker Snowden’s plane to Cuba will pass through US airspace – source: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nsa-leaker-snowdens-plane-to-cuba-will-pass-through-us-airspace-source.html

[3] WikiLeaks: NSA leaker Snowden applied for asylum in six more countries: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wikileaks-nsa-leaker-snowden-applied-for-asylum-in-six-more-countries.html

[4] Russian FM Unaware of US Spy Leaker’s Asylum Request: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russian-fm-unaware-of-us-spy-leaker%e2%80%99s-asylum-request.html

[5] Peter King calls for Susan Rice’s resignation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/peter-king-calls-for-susan-rice%e2%80%99s-resignation.html

[6] Snowden has not responded to Venezuela asylum offer: FM: http://www.prisonplanet.com/snowden-has-not-responded-to-venezuela-asylum-offer-fm.html

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