The Hill: Senators Skip Classified Briefing on NSA Snooping to Catch Flights Home - VIDEOSubmitted by emalvini on Sat, 06/15/2013 - 21:08
The Hill: Senators Skip Classified Briefing on NSA Snooping to Catch Flights Home - VIDEO
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By Alexander Bolton - 06/15/13 06:00 AM ET
A recent briefing by senior intelligence officials on surveillance programs failed to attract even half of the Senate, showing the lack of enthusiasm in Congress for learning about classified security programs.
Many senators elected to leave Washington early Thursday afternoon instead of attending a briefing with James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, Keith Alexander, the head of the National Security Agency (NSA), and other officials.