POLITICO: Rand Paul Kept Out Of Obama Meeting on SurveillanceSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 19:55
POLITICO: Rand Paul Kept Out Of Obama Meeting on Surveillance
By REID J. EPSTEIN | 8/1/13 6:58 PM EDT
As NSA leaker Edward Snowden finally left Moscow's airport, President Barack Obama met Thursday afternoon with nine members of Congress to discuss American surveillance efforts.
Obama hosted what the White House called "some of the programs’ most prominent critics and defenders," though it did not include Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), perhaps the most prominent critic of the National Security Agency.