U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, said the Republican Party would win more support from young voters by highlighting what he says are violations of privacy by the federal government, including the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, called former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden a “criminal,” putting him at odds with many activists he addressed yesterday at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, who hasn’t shied away from angering the more traditional wing of his Republican Party, drew another rebuke from a political veteran: Bob Dole, a former Senate leader and presidential contender.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that he views Edward Snowden as “more a criminal” than a whistle blower for leaking classified documents on the U.S. National Security Agency’s spying program.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, called former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden a ‘’criminal,’’ putting him at odds with many activists he addressed earlier today at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The U.S. National Security Agency was barred by a federal judge from indefinitely keeping the bulk phone records it collects that might be demanded in lawsuits challenging a secret surveillance program.
President Barack Obama warned that Russia would face “costs” if it intervenes in Ukraine, and an American official said the U.S. was consulting with European allies on boycotting a planned G-8 meeting in Russia in June.