Politics & Government

October 29, 2013 7:33 PM

U.S. agencies suggest White House knew of foreign leader bugging

Senior U.S. intelligence officials on Tuesday staunchly defended the National Security Agency, all but confirming that the White House knew about the tapping of foreign leaders’ telephones, denying that millions of European citizens’ telephone data were swept up and asserting that the European allies assist the NSA even as they spy on U.S. officials.

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