Source of 2005 New York Times Spying Expose Says Spy Agency Targeting Highest-Level American Leaders
Russell Tice said on Friday the NSA is lying about its surveillance program.
As we reported yesterday, NSA whistleblower Russell Tice – a key source in the 2005 New York Times report that blew the lid off the Bush administration’s use of warrantless wiretapping – told Peter B. Collins on Boiling Frogs Post (the website of FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds) that – “Members of Congress, both Senate and the House, especially on the intelligence committees and on the armed services committees and some of the–and judicial”
– “One of the judges is now sitting on the Supreme Court”
– “Two … former FISA court judges”
– “State Department officials”
– “People in the executive service that were part of the White House–their own people”
– “Antiwar groups”
– “U.S. companies that that do international business”
– “U.S. banking firms and financial firms that do international business”
– “NGOs that–like the Red Cross, people like that that go overseas and do humanitarian work”
– “The president of the United States now [i.e. Barack Obama, when he was running for Senate]“
Tice just named some additional names.
Specifically, Tice told radio host James Corbett that the background)
– Supreme Court justice Alito … and all of the other Supreme Court justices
– White House spokesman Scott McClellan
Those officials were targeted He’s right.
New York Times documentary” href=”http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/23/opinion/the-national-security-agencys-domestic-spying-program.html” target=”_blank”>highly-credible NSA whistleblower William Binney what he thought about Tice’s statements. Binney told us:
See this for further background on spying and harassment of government officials and civilians.