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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.

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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.

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