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How Will NSA Wiretapping Affect Hayden Nomination?

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How Will NSA Wiretapping Affect Hayden Nomination?

How Will NSA Wiretapping Affect Hayden Nomination?

How Will NSA Wiretapping Affect Hayden Nomination?

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A report that the National Security Agency secretly tracked millions of Americans' phone calls continues to cause an uproar on Capitol Hill. Guests discuss what effect the report may have on the confirmation of Gen. Michael Hayden to head the CIA. Hayden is the former head of the NSA.

Guests:

Leslie Cauley, reporter for USA Today

(Ret.) Admiral Bobby Ray Inman, deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1981 to 1982; director of the National Security Agency, 1977 to 1981

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT); ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee

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