Clapper’s NSA Claptrap: ‘Simply Didn’t Think Of’ Patriot Act When I Lied To Congress

James Clapper, director of the National Intelligence Program, apologized this week for lying to Congress in testimony he gave in March at a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He justified the willed omission (i.e., lie) by saying he “simply didn’t think of Section 215 of the Patriot Act.”