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Menendez, Royce Say Snowden Should Return to US

Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 11:11 AM

By Amy Woods

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Both Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez and Republican Rep. Ed Royce on Sunday called for fugitive Edward Snowden to return to the United States to face trial.

"In my view, Edward Snowden is a fugitive who deserves to be in an American courtroom, not in asylum in Russia," Menendez said on ABC's "This Week."

Snowden has been on the lam since May following his sensational revelations about intelligence tracking by the National Security Agency.

"When we have our sources and methods known by our enemies, we undermine the national security of the United States," said Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. "The threat is real, and the terrorists have to only get lucky once. We have to do it right 100 percent of the time. That’s a tough standard."

Royce, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, agreed with Menendez.

"When you have someone who is giving out the means and methods in which we're tracking al-Qaida, it is a problem for the United States," he said.

Royce believes Snowden "could get a fair trial in the United States."

"Going to China and going to Russia was not the solution to the problem," he said. "It compounds our difficulties in the United States with respect to al-Qaida."


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