Holder: U.S. willing to ‘engage in conversation’ with Snowden’s lawyers if he accepts responsibility

The Fifth Column

This is indeed an interesting development…

NBC News

Attorney General Eric Holder says the U.S. “would engage in conversation” about a resolution with Edward Snowden if the former government contractor accepted responsibility for leaking government secrets but said granting clemency “would be going too far.”

Holder made his comments in an interview with MSNBC’s Ari Melber, scheduled to air Thursday afternoon. The attorney general said any idea of amnesty for Snowden, “where we say, no harm, no foul” would be going too far.

 

This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Hong Kong. USIS, the company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden allegedly defrauded the government by submitting at least 665,000 investigations that had not been properly completed, and then…

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