During the D primary debate with Anderson Cooper moderating:
Sanders: "Sanders went on to say—point blank, as Anderson insisted—that he would shut down the NSA surveillance as it exists today. "Virtually every telephone call in this country ends up in a file at the NSA. That is unacceptable to me," Sanders said. "But it's not just government surveillance. I think the government is involved in our e-mails, is involved in our websites. Corporate America is doing it as well. If we are a free country, we have the right to be free. Yes, we have to defend ourselves against terrorism, but there are ways to do that without impinging on our constitutional rights and our privacy rights.""
Lincoln Chaffee: "COOPER: Governor Chafee, Edward Snowden, is he a traitor or a hero?
CHAFEE: No, I would bring him home. The courts have ruled that what he did—what he did was say the American...
COOPER: Bring him home, no jail time?
CHAFEE: ... the American government was acting illegally. That's what the federal courts have said; what Snowden did showed that the American government was acting illegally for the Fourth Amendment. So I would bring him home."