Mr. President, it isn’t the “spirit in which you did” something, rather, it’s the spirit in which that thing you did was abused….
George W. Bush: Snowden damaged US; security programs protect civil liberties
CNN Anchor and Correspondent Robyn Curnow sits down with former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush to discuss their humanitarian mission in Zambia, where a clinic that helps diagnose and treat cervical cancer opens today. Curnow asked Bush about his thoughts on Nelson Mandela, Edward Snowden, privacy and his legacy.
On Edward Snowden, former President George W. Bush said, “I know he damaged the country and the Obama administration will deal with it.” He continued, “I think he damaged the security of the country.”
“I put the program in place to protect the country and one of the certainties is civil liberties were guaranteed,” Bush said.