Carter: I’d Maybe Pardon Snowden


jimmy-carter1Jimmy Carter said today that he would seriously consider pardoning Edward Snowden if he were president. “If he was found guilty and sentenced to death, I would certainly consider pardon,” Carter said. (The Espionage Act does contain the death penalty.)

Carter added he doesn’t have “the information President Obama has about what damage has been done to our security apparatus.”

Carter has been highly critical of the National Security Agency and says he believes they are monitoring his emails. He said he wishes Obama would limit the NSA’s surveillance powers and “I would like to see him do it by executive order, which I think he could.” Read more at the Washington Post.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. Jimmy Carter would have asked Mr. Snowden to be his head of Security Affairs. Anything that smiles like a turn key asylum makes Carter happy.

    Never Again.