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Ron Paul pushes White House for clemency for Edward Snowden

Posted on AllSides August 5th, 2014
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Former Rep. Ron Paul has taken his push for clemency for Edward Snowden to a new level, announcing he’s collected more than 37,000 signatures in the past five months — about a third of what he says he needs to get a White House response.

Mr. Paul wrote on his blog of Mr. Snowden’s “sacrifices” to reveal “the disturbing scope of the National Security Agency[‘s] … mass surveillance and data collection efforts,” and said the U.S. government ought to award him clemency and let him return home.

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