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-- and wants the charges against him dropped in a letter released Friday the NSA whistle blower asked for international help to persuade US authorities to give him clemency.
So -- the White House says no Fox News correspondent Marianne -- pretty has details.
NSA whistle blower Edwards Snowdon has been charged with federal crimes that he says he wants to be let off the hook claiming the US authorities are looking to criminalize political speech.
White House advisor Dan Pfeiffer says that's not going to happen.
snow and violating US law there and so and our -- -- always been that he should return to the united Jason and sat face.
To -- in face justice.
Snowden has also indicated he would like to testify before congress about the NSA surveillance programs.
The California senator Dianne Feinstein says he's already had his chance.
He had an opportunity if what he was was a whistle blower.
To pick up the phone and call the House Intelligence Committee the Senate Intelligence Committee.
And say look I have some information.
You -- to see that didn't happen.
Tensions between the US and Germany have also been -- -- in part to leaks by Snowden.
It's all being alleged intelligence officials monitored communications from German chancellor on hello Merkel.
Former NSA and CIA Director General Michael Hayden says spying on one another is just what intelligence agencies do.
I would just assume.
That almost all other nations in the world conducting espionage.
There's now -- call for the United Nations to launch an inquiry into the NSA for possible violations of privacy rights.
In New York -- Lafferty Fox News.
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