Awwwwww…. Boo Hoo. White House ‘extremely disappointed’ that worldwide hero Edward Snowden gets to remain free in Russia.

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The White House is “very disappointed” that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia.

Snowden has legal status in Russia for one year, his Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said earlier Thursday, adding that his client has left the Moscow airport. Hours later White House spokesman Jay Carney spoke about the news in a press conference.

The United States is reconsidering a planned meeting between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin next month in Moscow before a G-20 gathering in St. Petersburg, Russia, he said. “We are evaluating the utility of a summit.”

The U.S. was not given a heads-up about Russia’s decision, according to spokesmen from the White House and State Department.

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