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DNI chief Clapper apologizes for ‘clearly erroneous’ answer to Congress on NSA data collection – The Washington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — National Intelligence Director James Clapper is apologizing for telling Congress earlier this year that the National Security Agency does not collect data on millions of Americans.

In a letter to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, Clapper says his answer was “clearly erroneous.”

… Clapper was asked in March if the NSA gathered “any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans.” He answered that it didn’t happen wittingly.

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