Some U.S. Lawmakers Want Former U.S. Director Of National Intelligence James Clapper Prosecuted For Lying To Congress

Washington Examiner: Lawmakers want James Clapper prosecuted for surveillance testimony before statute of limitations runs out

Some lawmakers would like to see the Justice Department prosecute former spy chief James Clapper for inaccurate testimony to Congress about domestic surveillance before it's too late.

Privacy-conscious critics say looming five-year statutes of limitation for perjury and making false statements — establishing a March 12 deadline for charges — make an urgent case for action, and that nonprosecution would set a dangerous precedent that impedes oversight and executive-branch accountability.

Read more ....

Previous Post: Should The U.S. Director Of National Intelligence Be Fired For Lying To Congress? (January 29, 2014).

WNU Editor: He should be held accountable for "lying" to Congress .... but he will not be.

Share this

Related Posts

Next Post »