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Lawmaker asks SXSW to withdraw Snowden invite

edward snowdenTHE HILL — A member of the House Intelligence Committee is asking the festival South By Southwest to withdraw its invitation to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), who has denounced Snowden’s leak of hundreds of thousands of NSA documents, said his appearance via webcast would undermine the “fairness and freedom” the event is meant to promote.

Read more at The Hill.


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