US President Donald Trump wants to consider a pardon Whistleblower Edward Snowden, who seven years ago, the extensive surveillance system revealed American intelligence services. He was not particularly familiar with the matter, "but I'll look into it," said Trump on Saturday (local time) to a question by reporters at a press conference. Snowden got asylum in Russia, where he was stranded during his escape.opponents, but also supporters of the whistle-blower in the U.S.
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The question to Trump, came after the President had already said in a recent Interview with the newspaper "New York Post", a lot of people were of the view that Snowden is not a fair deal had been. Even now, Trump said, there were different opinions about Snowden: "Some people think he should be treated differently, others think he has done very bad things."
The consequences of Snowden's act to this day: Only a few weeks ago the European court of justice conceded for the second Time, an agreement for the Transmission of the data of Europeans in the USA, because the information were not protected sufficiently.
Snowden himself had said that he would like to return to the United States, but only under the condition that there be a fair trial. During his election campaign in 2016, Trump Snowden had referred to as a "total betrayal", in which "hard" would deal with it.
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