Members of Congress: We know nothing!

White House press secretary Jay Carney walked back the president’s comments a bit on Monday: “I can't speak to every individual member, what I can say is it is simply true there is substantial congressional oversight.”

Former House Security Committee Chairman Pete King (R-N.Y.), who sits on the Intelligence Committee, doesn’t have much sympathy for members who are raising a ruckus. During a Monday interview on Fox News, King said, “They could have gotten a briefing whenever they wanted to … So people who are suddenly claiming they’re so excited, maybe it’s because they weren’t paying attention.”

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