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AB Stoddard -- -- an associate editor columnist for the hill newspaper -- get back from lunch where I was -- she might learn a few things about.
Well what what congressmen are gonna learn what and who's gonna know what about this once top secret program called prism with the work.
-- -- -- -- Is shaft that there's a lot of disparity about who knew what in the congress and there are members I spoke with one this afternoon on the house side.
Who had never heard a word about this meanwhile we've heard from other members.
Of the other chamber and of the house who do not sit on the Intelligence Committees who said yes.
We've known all along the basic outlines of this the program as we authorized in December 2012.
And this is yesterday's news it's an old program the bush administration.
And everyone knew the government had these tools so.
You'll find a range of reaction what you're seeing politically however is -- Democrats.
In the Michael Moore ACLU.
The crowd are staying kind of quiet he's -- Republicans.
Who agreed that the two the government needs -- capability.
Even though there are safeguards and it is narrowed much more so than the whistle blowers have expressed.
-- they don't want.
The defense of this program because they're enjoying the pile on on president Obama's so there's a lot going on politically.
And we see obviously members.
Congress needing to have their questions answered that's why there's going to be a briefing for the full house.
They don't always get all of their questions answered at those briefings by the way but it is clear the administration has not come out.
And made it clear to the public or members of congress what the program does not do.
And that's what I've been talking for the last couple days with people about who will -- be as easy to learn AB thank you very much.
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