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Rep. James Sensenbrenner: James Clapper Should Be Prosecuted for Lying to Congress

Original PATRIOT Act author goes after director of national intelligence

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Rep. James Sensenbrenner Jr., the original author of the Patriot Act, says Director of National Intelligence James Clapper should be prosecuted for lying to Congress.

"Lying to Congress is a federal offense, and Clapper ought to be fired and prosecuted for it," the Wisconsin Republican said in an interview with The Hill.