Mike Rogers moving his mouth from Congress to radio

He will launch his own show with Atlanta-based Cumulus Media

Mike Rogers moving his mouth from Congress to radio

Rep. Mike Rogers, the brash-talking Republican security hawk who has criticized the Obama administration yet commanded uncommon bipartisan support as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said Friday he was retiring from Congress next year. The 50-year-old from Michigan made the surprising announcement in a radio interview, saying he’d leave Washington when his seventh term […]

Proposed new spy boss questions NSA reforms

Obama has called for reforms to the phone data collection program

Proposed new spy boss questions NSA reforms

The Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency is expressing concerns about the U.S. government turning over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, saying it could result in higher costs and delays identifying potential threats. Vice Adm. Mike Rogers, who also has been […]

Obama picks major proponent of spying on Americans to head NSA

Rogers believes the NSA should have more power to snoop into the lives of anyone it wants with little control or oversight from anyone.

Obama picks major proponent of spying on Americans to head NSA

President Barack Obama, determined to avoid real curbs on the ability of the National Security Agency to spy on Americans and foreign nationals, is turning to a Navy Admiral who shares his view that personal rights to privacy are secondary for a government who believes in the right to know everything about everyone. His choice […]