A newly declassified intelligence report shows the National Security Agency was rebuked by the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in 2011.
That rebuke came for collecting emails of Americans even though they had no connection to terrorism. The NSA gathered as many as 56,000 communications.
The Obama administration claims the NSA did not intend to gather that information. It was just an unintended consequence of attempts to track terrorist suspects.
The FISA Court ordered the NSA to stop the practice.
As the NSA scandal continues to unfold, should Americans be concerned? Seton Motley, president of Less Government, answers this and more on CBN Newswatch, Aug. 22.