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Snowden Says He Would Return To The US If Considered A Whistleblower

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Snowden said that current laws would not ensure him a fair trial.

"The hundred-year old law under which I've been charged, which was never intended to be used against people working in the public interest, and forbids a public interest defense," he said. "This is especially frustrating, because it means there's no chance to have a fair trial, and no way I can come home and make my case to a jury."

On Thursday U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said that the U.S. would "engage in conversation" with Snowden if he pled guilty to leaking documents. However, Holder said that granting the former contractor clemency would go "too far."