OutFront live Mon. – Fri. 7p ET

A St. Louis County grand jury will begin hearing evidence in the shooting death of Michael Brown as U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived for a visit to Ferguson. Erin Burnett has more.
June 6th, 2012
09:29 PM ET

U.S. Rep. Peter King blames oval office for leaks

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks to New York Congressman Peter King about the outrage over recent reports intelligence leaks.

FIRST ON CNN: Intel chief wants more lie detector tests to deter leaks

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper wants more government employees to be subject to an enhanced lie detector test as a deterrent to leaking classified information, an intelligence source told CNN Thursday.

RECOMMENDED:  "Avalanche of leaks"

As he briefs top intelligence lawmakers who are outraged over a series of recent leaks of classified information, Clapper wants to widen the numbers of people across government agencies who would be required to take the “Counterintelligence Polygraph,” the source said. The move would be aimed at government employees who hold top secret clearance.

FULL POST



Filed under: Law • National Security • News • Politics
soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 340 other followers