By Bill Hoffmann for NewsmaxTV
The Obama administration’s handling of the NSA phone and email surveillance scandals is partly to blame for a new proposal to create a European Internet, former U.S. Rep. Allen West says.
“This is an opportunity for them to take advantage of a situation to promote Europe, having their own control and not trusting the United States of America,” West, a Florida Republican, told John Bachman on Newsmax TV’s “America’s Forum.”
”We have set this thing up like T-ball for [German Chancellor Angela] Merkel and others to come in and say we don’t trust you guys because of what you’re doing and all these leaks that are coming out.
“So, there is some fault that has to be taken by this administration and the NSA,” West said Tuesday.
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