White House spokesman Jay Carney said Monday that the Department of Justice is “looking into” some of the issues raised by a Reuters report revealing that a secret unit within the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration “is funneling information from intelligence intercepts, wiretaps, informants and a massive database of telephone records to authorities across the nation to help them launch criminal investigations of Americans.”
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