WASHINGTON – the Allegations of retaliation against a whistleblower at the National Security Agency’s top watchdog is fighting for his job.
The case could offer some credence to Edward Snowden’s claim that he leaked government documents in the national surveillance program, because he feared retaliation from his superiors.
An intelligence official and another individual familiar with the case say, George E. j., the NSA, the inspector-general, was placed on administrative leave, after he refused to blow the whistle a certain job assignment.
The Project on Government Oversight first reported last week that Adm. Mike Rogers, the director of the NSA, had placed E. j. leave and recommended that he be terminated. E. j. in an appeal against that decision.
The whistleblower alleged misconduct by the NSA, the officials with regard to the expenditure at a conference in Nashville, Tennessee.