Snowden Slams Clinton Double Standard On Classified Information


Edward Snowden doesn’t seem happy that Hillary Clinton might escape the same felony charges for exposing classified information that prosecutors have sought against him, THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER reports.

“Espionage Act violations don’t require intent to harm — exactly why the Obama’s DOJ has gone after so many sources,” the former NSA contractor and whistleblower said via a retweet on Twitter on Wednesday. The message included a link to a story quoting Obama’s Sunday comment that Clinton “has not jeopardized America’s national security,” which many saw as a sign that Obama is looking for a reason not to prosecute Clinton.

It was his third message on the topic this week, apparently inspired by comments made by Obama.

“There’s classified, and then there’s classified,” Obama said on Sunday. “There’s stuff that is really top-secret top-secret, and there’s stuff that is being presented to the president or the secretary of state that you might not want on the transom, or going out over the wire, but is basically stuff that you could get in open-source.”

“If only I had known,” Snowden said in an earlier Sunday tweet. “Anyone have the number for the Attorney General? Asking for a friend,” he said in another message. Read more at THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER.