DNI statements on disclosure of classified information

In a statement, James R. Clapper Jr., the director of national intelligence, said The Washington Post and the Guardian articles about a provision of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act contained "numerous inaccuracies." In a separate statement, he said the unauthorized disclosure of secret court documents may cause "irreversible harm to our ability to identify and respond to the many threats facing our nation." U.S. mines Internet firms' data, documents show