Edward Snowden

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Rep. Pramila Jayapal is one of 39 House lawmakers who sent a letter to the Trump administration asking critical questions about government domestic mass surveillance. (Photo: Alex Edelman/Getty Images)
"We are concerned that the executive branch may, once again, be using questionable legal theories of executive authority to justify the illegal surveillance of the American people," the 39 lawmakers wrote.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Keith Alexander, a former Army general and NSA director, has joined Amazon's board. (Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images)
The former Army general is "personally responsible for the unlawful mass...
Lisa Newcomb, staff writer
The WikiLeaks founder, who exposed U.S. war crimes, faces up to 175 years in...

Further

Surreal: Charging that possible perps "broke the law and should be prosecuted, ” aggrieved Senate Intelligence Committee chair Dianne Feinstein is investigating, and has called on the DOJ to investigate, the dastardly leak to McClatchy of parts of the 6,600-page report finding the CIA repeatedly lied about a "brutal" torture program “inconsistent with (U.S.) public policy positions regarding human rights" - torture that in fact didn't work. It seems the Senate is scandalized not by the crimes...

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