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House members urge Obama not to pardon Snowden

10 months 3 days 10 hours ago Friday, September 16 2016 Sep 16, 2016 September 16, 2016 3:11 AM September 16, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

WASHINGTON - The House Intelligence Committee is urging President Barack Obama not to pardon National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

A committee report calls Snowden a "serial exaggerator and fabricator" who doesn't fit the profile of a whistleblower.

And a bipartisan letter sent to Obama says that Snowden's claim that he stole the information and disclosed it to protect Americans "is undercut by his actions."

Snowden's attorney denounces the report and calls his client a "genuine American hero."

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