What the 2016 presidential candidates are saying:
"Well, I'm appalled by it. This is exactly why we need more NSA reform."
"[T]his is a big, big problem. And it's not a new one, but we absolutely need more controls over the NSA and more controls on our intelligence agencies." --interviewed on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends"
Marco Rubio's "careful" reaction to report on NSA surveillance:
"We have to be very careful about how we discuss it especially since there's a press report that I don't think gives the entire story, and - not defending the Obama administration - I actually think it might even be worse than some people might think. But this is an issue that we'll keep a close eye on." --interviewed on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends"
George Pataki, upon exiting the presidential race:
"If we're truly going to make America great again - we need to elect a president who will do three things; confront and defeat radical Islam, shrink the size and power of Washington and unite us again in our belief in this great country," Pataki said Tuesday night in a two-minute ad that aired -- thanks to the equal-time rule -- on NBC affiliates in Iowa, South Carolina, and New Hampshire.