Nothing is said with millions of Americans are spied upon, nothing is said when millions around the world are spied upon, but when the Senate becomes spied upon, all hell breaks loose, what’s wrong with this picture? Jesse Ventura says it all again. Be sure to watch the video below for all the details.
Senator Dianne Feinstein—who traditionally is a stalwart defender of the intelligence community—came out swinging against them this week. While on the floor of the Senate, she laid bare a two year long struggle concerning CIA spying on Senate Intelligence Committee staffers investigating CIA’s early 2000s torture and enhanced interrogation techniques. The spying by CIA crosses a line when it comes to Congressional oversight of the intelligence community. And it’s an emblem of the extreme imbalance between the power of Congress and the power of the intelligence community. If the intelligence community thinks they can act in such a way towards the people who are supposed to oversee them, what else do they think they can do?