Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Newly declassified memos detail extent of improper Obama-era NSA spying
The Obama Administration learned from the mistakes of the Nixon White House how to spy on their political opponents and not get caught - until they left office.
The National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation violated specific civil liberty protections during the Obama years by improperly searching and disseminating raw intelligence on Americans or failing to promptly delete unauthorized intercepts, according to newly declassified memos that provide some of the richest detail to date on the spy agencies’ ability to obey their own rules.
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