Close Edward Snowden: I was a trained spy | USA NOW In his first U.S. network interview, NSA leaker Edward Snowden says he worked as a trained spy for the American government. He insists he wasn't just a low-level hacker as the Obama administration has portrayed him. WKYC 7:37 AM. EST May 28, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Ways to Save Players swarm local cemetery for Pokemon Go Morning weather forecast for July 28, 2016 Day 4 of the DNC: Tiffany Tarpley Abused Pit Bull gets second chance First bank robbery in South Russell history Afternoon weather for July 28, 2016 Ice bucket challenges leads to ALS discovery Ways to Save Punishment gone too far? Mother beats daughter on Facebook live More Stories Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic nomination Jul 28, 2016, 10:05 p.m. Ohio election roll purge challenged by voting rights… Jul 28, 2016, 8:32 p.m. Drought conditions worsen in Northeast Ohio Jul 28, 2016, 6:43 p.m.