You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

“It’s Not Spiderman!”: Kilmeade Challenges Judge Napolitano on Gov’t Wiretapping

As seen on Fox and Friends

The Obama administration is looking to fine tech companies unless they make eavesdropping on Americans easier.

According to Judge Napolitano, the Obama administration is asking to have the ability to request information on emails and phone calls despite the fact that they may not have the time or evidence to get a search warrant. “If the internet provider said 'no, go get a search warrant,' they wanted to be able to fine that provider,” Napolitano explained.

Further, they want the FBI to have the ability to access the information directly from their offices.

“The search warrant system works. I issued search warrants at 3 in the morning.”

Brian Kilmeade pressed the judge asking what would have happened had the Boston bombers escaped Boston and FBI officials needed access to their calls to try to figure out where they were going.

The judge said, “Chase them down and stop them.”

Kilmeade retorted, “Judge, it’s not Spiderman. You’ve got to find them first!”

Napolitano stood his ground, saying, “The system works best when the Constitution is followed.”

Leave a Comment0

Today's Front Page Stories

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News

Subscribe

Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

Fox News Launches Redesigned App for iPhones, Androids

Now it's easier and faster than ever to keep up with the most powerful name in news wherever you are. Download the redesigned Fox News Channel app today on your iPhone or Android to watch Fox News and Fox Business Network live on your device! Click here for more information on how you can get the Fox News app.

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" will reveal who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Check out the latest installment: an inside look at Mutton Bustin!

Greta Is Wired!

GretaWire.com is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!