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-- -- the person who revealed the top secret details on the national security agency's data gathering programs.
Now telling a Chinese newspaper that the US is launching a massive hacking operation.
Against hundreds of Chinese targets.
This as FBI director Mueller faces questions about the subject from the House Judiciary Committee.
All the put it all together for us Peter Barnes on Capitol Hill when he happy -- -- -- on day in that subject of the US -- China has not come up yet.
In this House Judiciary Committee committee hearing with the director Mueller.
However director Mueller has been not defending these programs saying in fact that had they been in place before 9/11.
They might have actually been able to stop.
And he says that these leaks by Edwards -- happen damaging.
These disclosures have cause significant harm to our nation and to our safety.
We're taking all necessary steps to hold -- person responsible.
For these disclosed disclosures.
But Mallory -- reiterated that these programs are legal under US law that they have been supervised by a special court that congress has been.
Repeatedly briefed about them and that Snowden.
Is the target of a criminal investigation.
But members of this committee are bringing up about privacy and civil rights concerns.
Here saying that there has to be a proper balance -- saying that the administration agrees with that and is willing to work with -- congress to.
Tweak the policies and the programs to make sure that balance is in place -- and vegan -- Peter Peter Barnes today on Capitol Hill.
Let's bring him.
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