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An internal White House review suggests President Obama went nearly five years without knowing the NSA was bugging the phones of world leaders: on.wsj.com..." target="_blank" class="postlink" rel="nofollow">link
The report turned up NSA monitoring of some 35 world leaders. The White House cut off some surveillance programs after learning of them.
I'm calling total BS on this one. How is it that whenever the news is unfavorable this president claims ignorance? So what is it Mr. President, are you incompetent in your position or just a total liar?
Whatever happened to "THE BUCK STOPS HERE" maturity of the oval office.
reply to post by Indigo5
It's not that they spied on a world leader ... it's that he, once again, lied and said he knew nothing about it. It's clear that he knew about it
NSA Spokeswoman Vanee Vines released a statement Sunday afternoon saying the report was false.
"Gen. Alexander did not discuss with President Obama in 2010 an alleged foreign intelligence operation involving German Chancellor Merkel, nor has he ever discussed alleged operations involving Chancellor Merkel," Vines said in the statement. "News reports claiming otherwise are not true."
... and knew about Benghazi even though he said he didn't ... and knew about Fast and Furious even though he said he didn't ... and knew about ....etc etc
First sign of a weak OP is when you aim to derail your own OP onto other topics.
I know O-bots dont' like it when their buddy Obama
- The White House and State Department signed off on surveillance targeting phone conversations of friendly foreign leaders, current and former U.S. intelligence officials said Monday, pushing back against assertions that President Obama and his aides were unaware of the high-level eavesdropping.
Professional staff members at the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence agencies are angry, these officials say, believing the president has cast them adrift as he tries to distance himself from the disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that have strained ties with close allies.