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

Original PATRIOT Act author goes after director of national intelligence


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.