WASHINGTON — A petition asking President Barack Obama to pardon admitted state secret leaker Edward Snowden has passed 100,000 signatures.
The petition posted on Whitehouse.gov calls the former National Security Agency contractor a “national hero.” It says he should immediately be pardoned for any crimes in “blowing the whistle” on classified government programs to collect phone records and online data.
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