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But why was James Clapper the man chosen to pick them up from Pyongyang?

In March, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper confirmed this in a letter to Congress.

Asked whether the National Security Agency collects “any type of data at all on millions of Americans,” Clapper said, “No, sir.”

Instead, Clapper responded with an egregious falsehood, if not an outright lie.

Wyden made news last year when he caught Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper in an obvious lie.

A clapper of conies, a heap of stones, &c., whereinto they retire themselves'; Cotgrave.

We had gained the Bell-and-Clapper Station as he spoke: two minutes yet before the train for the city would be in.

After staying there awhile and giving satisfaction, she changed to the refreshment-room at the Bell-and-Clapper.

“I got it safe enough; it was directed to the Bell-and-Clapper room,” returned Lizzie.

By this time, Jonas had got the leather off so far, that he could get at the clapper to mend it.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clapper, such as: alarm, buzz, buzzer, carillon, chime, and curfew.

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