NSA agent open to cutting a deal with Snowden




 
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NSA agent open to cutting a deal with Snowden
 
December 14th, 2013  
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NSA agent open to cutting a deal with Snowden
A National Security Agency official said in an interview released Friday that he would be open to cutting an amnesty deal with intelligence leaker Edward Snowden if he agreed to stop divulging secret documents. Rick Ledgett, who heads the NSA's task force investigating the damage from the Snowden leaks, told CBS television's "60 Minutes" program that some but not all of his colleagues share his view. But Snowden would have to provide firm assurances that the remaining documents would be secured. Snowden, a former intelligence contractor for the NSA, has been charged with espionage by US authorities for divulging reams of secret files.




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