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[CBS News] CIA accused of spying on Congress
Sen. Diane Feinstein, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said in an unprecedented speech that the CIA spied on the committee’s computers and deleted important documents. But CIA Director John Brennan is denying any wrongdoing on the agency’s part.
[The Washington Post] Feinstein: CIA searched Intelligence Committee computers
“The CIA just went and searched the committee’s computers,” Feinstein said. She later called the the matter a “defining moment” for the oversight of the Intelligence Committee.
(Doug Mills/The New York Times/2009)
[The New York Times] Behind Clash Between C.I.A. and Congress, a Secret Report on Interrogations
Agency (CIA) officials began scouring the digital logs of the computer network used by the Senate staff members to try to learn how and where they got the (CIA’s detention and interrogation program) report. Their search not only raised constitutional questions about the propriety of an intelligence agency investigating its congressional overseers, but has also resulted in two parallel inquiries by the Justice Department — one into the C.I.A. and one into the (Senate) committee.
[The Washington Post] Snowden: I raised NSA concerns internally over 10 times before going rogue
In testimony to the European Parliament released Friday morning, Snowden wrote that he reported policy or legal issues related to spying programs to more than 10 officials, but as a contractor he had no legal avenue to pursue further whistleblowing.