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And now Fox News alert new details this morning on the government monitoring of more than just your phone record was right all a lot of people raising a lot of eyebrows right now Doug Luzader is following -- -- he's live in Washington with the latest and now we're talking about emails good morning got to.
The threat Heather penny -- good morning in the administration is defending these programs that appear to be snooping into the phone records.
Of we take just about every American and now it looks like that the Internet may be targeted as well.
The breath of the surveillance has just been stunning these phone records are placed into a database of the National Security Agency.
-- this program first reported by London's guardian newspaper -- -- Verizon customers but other phone companies are likely to be cooperating as well.
And the Washington Post now reporting that another program is tracking Internet use in real time.
Requiring that companies like Google Microsoft and FaceBook play along.
We don't hold.
Data on US citizens let me go back to the mission did NSA does.
With a focus on counter terrorism that's.
Our mission is protect this country from things like 9/11.
Studies programs requires a political contortions for President Obama who just weeks ago.
You spoke of striking the right balance.
Like expanded surveillance.
Raise difficult questions about the balance that we strike between our interest in security.
And our values of privacy.
But back in 2007 then candidate Obama was not so accommodating attacking some of the same bush era programs.
That he now supports.
When I'm president one of the first things I'm gonna do is call -- my attorney general.
Can -- to him -- -- I want you to review every executive order that admonition by George Bush.
Whether it relates to warrantless wiretaps or detaining people or.
Reading emails or whatever it is -- want you go through every single one on one hand if they are unconstitutional if there are encroaching on civil liberties unnecessarily.
We are going to overturn.
And while there is some bipartisan support here on Capitol Hill for these programs that the phone programs some are calling a clear violation.
A vice president Al Gore former vice president Al Gore took to Twitter yesterday to call it outrageous and even one of the Republican authors of the Patriot Act says.
It goes too far Heather and -- it.
Doug Luzader live in Washington thank you.
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