Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) sent a letter to the National Security Agency demanding an investigation into alleged spying on Tucker Carlson.
The Fox News anchor announced recently that the NSA had tracked his private correspondences and leaked them to reporters. The agency stated that Carlson has “never been an intelligence target of the Agency and the NSA has never had any plans to try to take his program off the air.”
In his letter to NSA Director Paul Nakasone, the lawmaker noted that the NSA’s statement was no more than a carefully-worded denial:
I am open-minded enough to believe, if given convincing evidence, that the NSA may be telling the truth, but when a long train of abuses conducted by the NSA evinces a consistent design to evade the law and violate the constitutionally-protected liberties of the people, the NSA must do more than tweet a carefully worded denial to be trusted. As the head of the NSA, you can help restore