“NSA documents challenge Obama claim that surveillance programs ‘not abused’”
“The May 2012 audit specifically tallied 2,776 incidents from the prior year where communications were improperly gathered and handled.
…Obama, in a press conference…claimed there were no “abuses” of the system.
“If you look at the reports…you’re not reading about…the government…abusing these programs and listening in on people’s phone calls or inappropriately reading people’s emails,” Obama said. “What you’re hearing about is…these could be abused…”