Nightly News   |  June 13, 2013

Mueller: NSA leak caused ‘significant harm’

FBI Director Robert Mueller said the leaks by former government contractor Edward Snowden caused significant harm to the safety of Americans. The NSA has promised to release more information about the programs and specific terrorist plots. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> new demands from congress today for an explanation of broad government surveillance programs are necessary. a week after the existence of the program is leaked, the head of the nsa says the government would release more information about them and offer new details about specific terrorist plots. for his part, fbi director robert mueller says the leaks by a former government contractor have caused significant harm to the safety of americans and terrorists will adjust their tactics.