Deputy Attorney General James Cole (left), National Intelligence Director Robert Litt, National Security Agency Deputy Director, John Inglis, and Stephanie Douglas of the FBI are sworn in for the hearing.Photo: AFP
Deputy Attorney General James Cole (left), National Intelligence Director Robert Litt, National Security Agency Deputy Director, John Inglis, and Stephanie Douglas of the FBI are sworn in for the hearing.Photo: AFP

US Congress in the dark over extent of NSA spying

US lawmakers never intended to approve such widespread surveillance by National Security Agency, they say, and threaten to curtail authority

Topic |   US National Security Agency
Deputy Attorney General James Cole (left), National Intelligence Director Robert Litt, National Security Agency Deputy Director, John Inglis, and Stephanie Douglas of the FBI are sworn in for the hearing.Photo: AFP
Deputy Attorney General James Cole (left), National Intelligence Director Robert Litt, National Security Agency Deputy Director, John Inglis, and Stephanie Douglas of the FBI are sworn in for the hearing.Photo: AFP
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