Snowden’s Father Blasts Congress/Intelligence Leaders for Unconstitutional NSA Surveillance Programs
The father of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden on Friday blasted U.S. lawmakers for not reining in the U.S. electronic spy program made public by his son, accusing them of being “complicit or negligent.”
“I am extremely disappointed and angry. I am an angry American citizen,” Lonnie Snowden told NBC’s “Today” program. “The American people – at this point, they don’t know the full truth, but the truth is coming.”
Recent NBC polling shows that more than half of Americans are worried about the vast operation that sweeps up information on phone calls, emails and other communications, but just 11 percent support Edward Snowden’s decision to flee the United States and release details about the effort to the media.
Lonnie Snowden said those findings show “a concerted effort” by lawmakers “to demonize my son, to focus the issue on my son, and not to talk about the fact that…
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