Senate Intelligence Committee
The nation’s top intelligence official on Thursday sidestepped questions from a senator about whether the National Security Agency has ever used Americans cellphone signals to collect information on their whereabouts that would allow tracking of the movements of individual callers.
Lawyers for a Chicago-area terrorist suspect have released a letter from the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee in which it refuses to hand over any intelligence it has on the teenager.
The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee calls it the “most serious threat I’ve seen in a number of years.”
Two senior Republican lawmakers said Thursday that terrorists are already changing their behavior after leaks about classified U.S. data gathering programs, but they offered no details.