Responding to a 2014 comment by Donald Trump in which he called the National Security Agency whistleblower a “traitor,” Edward Snowden says, “I wonder when it was that he thinks America was great, because … we’re a country that was born from an act of treason against a government that had run out of control.”

In a 90-minute interview with Katie Couric, which took place recently in a Moscow hotel and was published Monday on Yahoo News, Snowden discussed privacy, the president-elect, Russia, expectations of a presidential pardon and much more.

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata


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