Edward Snowden

Rep. Rogers Accuses Glenn Greenwald of Selling Stolen Materials

By which he means the Snowden documents

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A top lawmaker argued Tuesday that journalist Glenn Greenwald is illegally selling stolen material by asking news organizations to pay for access to U.S. intelligence secrets taken from the National Security Agency.

"For personal gain, he's now selling his access to information, that's how they're terming it…. A thief selling stolen material is a thief," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) told journalists after a hearing where the leaks set in motion by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. were a major topic of discussion.