June 24th, 2013
02:30 AM ET

U.S. urges Russia to expel Snowden

Washington is urging Moscow to send Edward Snowden back to the United States instead of letting him fly to Ecuador for asylum.

"We expect the Russian government to look at all options available to expel Mr. Snowden back to the U.S. to face justice for the crimes with which he is charged," U.S. National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said early Monday.

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  1. chrissy

    Okie dokie @ Mary. And if @ lol you were a little more clearer about WTH you are talking about we might be able to answer you. The biggest financial strain on the US presently is foreign aid! How about we defund that? You can worry about your alphabet soup later ok?

    June 27, 2013 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
  2. TvNyC

    So here's the deal. Most people don't realize that this guy snitched everything about government. Not just about the phone calls... Hint:hint!!!
    USA should give Putin another Super Bowl ring and call it even by sending Snowden back to the USA. This guy is in big trouble because he has blown many yearly cases. The fact is people should know not to make a big dilemma on their phone. USA will recover and so it's economy. I suggest the interest to stay steady for at least year to years. Today's 30 year old rise was expected because the economy is recovering. People are recovering. People is economy. We are money. We are God's children.

    June 28, 2013 at 12:17 am | Report abuse |
  3. TvNyC

    Hi banasy

    June 28, 2013 at 12:21 am | Report abuse |
    • rupert

      @tvnyc. Hi doll. I memorized ur name.

      June 28, 2013 at 11:35 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    Now Ecuador's president tells the USA that we mustn't threaten his great nation. The city streets there are too loud to sleep at night, but one can take vacations in their jungles and see big turtles. Darwin wasn't born there. I liked imperialist Anerica. Bring it back.

    June 28, 2013 at 3:54 am | Report abuse |
  5. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    Oops–my bad, typo: I can spell America.
    I can read cursive, too.

    June 28, 2013 at 4:00 am | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    Hmmm @ Joey," my bad"? Is that really you saying that?

    June 28, 2013 at 7:55 am | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    @ rupert, nope!

    June 28, 2013 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
  8. chrissy

    Doesn't seem to stop you from pretending that you do though @ rupert.

    June 28, 2013 at 9:18 am | Report abuse |
  9. chrissy

    But still you keep pre tending that you do @ rupert.

    June 28, 2013 at 9:37 am | Report abuse |
    • rupert

      @chrissy. The internet has built in safe guards that fiter out stuff that aint true. I DO NOT pretend anything . If I post it, its true.
      I dont pretend. Good day!

      June 28, 2013 at 5:30 pm | Report abuse |
  10. saywhat

    "Equador scraps trade deal with US which was under review with Congress"
    Well when lawmakers sans intellect like Menendez (and there are many others) try blackmailing countries they embarrass this nation and this country.

    June 28, 2013 at 10:26 am | Report abuse |
  11. saywhat

    Good morning@chrissy @Mary.
    A lot has been and is being defunded for we need funds that we don't have for the war machinery and aiding our 'allies'.
    "Millions wasted on disappearing tractors and solar panels in Afghanistan" news.

    June 28, 2013 at 10:29 am | Report abuse |
  12. saywhat

    CNN seems as it often does a slumber . Helloooo! Is anyone in there?

    June 28, 2013 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
  13. Vlad Putin

    BHO is a joke. The US has no economy, no more military, no money, borrows four of the six billion they spend daily from China. What power or leverage does the US have? Zip, zero, nada. The US is a big dum fat boy sitting on the sidelines of life.

    June 28, 2013 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
    • Ancient Texan

      You couldn't be more wrong. BHO has done a masterful job trying to fix an economy that was left in shambles by Bush and his war effort while selling out the American public by bailing out banks with no requirement of repayment. Are we still losing 800000 jobs a month, like under Bush? Add to that an uncooperative House that couldn't pass gas, let alone any meaningful legislation, and we have a stalemate.

      June 28, 2013 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
  14. chrissy

    Omg @ Ancient Texan, you sound just like me! But i can tell you from experience you're wasting your energy! Some people just can't, or won't accept the truth!

    June 28, 2013 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  15. chrissy

    Good afternoon @ saywhat. I missed Marys post. If she posted it they deleted it very quickly because i was checking! Love this "new" re~vamp they did! Lol good thing they told us about it, otherwise i would've never known it took place ya know!

    June 28, 2013 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse |
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