The former NSA contractor was not included in Trump's last-minute clemency list.
Trump granted clemency to dozens of people in the final hours of his presidency.
Blocking an extradition request, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled the WikiLeaks founder would likely face "harsh" prison conditions if sent to the U.S. and was likely to take his own life.
Legal experts weight in on the "complicated" possibility that the president could pardon the whistleblower before he exits the White House in January 2021.
Many called for the intelligence specialist to be pardoned by Trump before Snowden, noting that Winner is in prison while Snowden remains free in Russia.
Debate has taken place on social media as multiple Republican elected officials suggested the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor-turned-whistleblower should be pardoned by Trump.
The Republican congresswoman also called the NSA whistleblower a "traitor" to the U.S for releasing classified information.
"These are Julian's sons Max and Gabriel. They need their father. Our family needs to be whole again. I beg you, please bring him home for Christmas."
The president recently pardoned his first national security adviser, retired Lt. General Michael Flynn.
"What we see is an increasing tendency to silence journalists who say things that are in the minority," Edward Snowden said.
Snowden has been in Russia since 2014, having fled to avoid prosecution for leaking a huge trove of classified documents detailing the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program.
"It's certainly something I could look at. Many people are on his side, I will say that," President Trump said this week, speaking about former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who remains in Russia.
In 2013, Bolton told Fox News that Snowden "committed treason" and "he ought to swing from a tall oak tree."
Is Big Brother still watching? With "continuous evaluation" slowed down by the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. counterintelligence may fail to spot the next Edward Snowden.
Speaking with Joe Rogan, NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden described ongoing efforts by the government to minimize his bestselling book, "Permanent Record" and also goes into detail on his hunt for extraterrestrial aliens in the NSA network.
"Time to organize collective readings of Snowden book everywhere," the hackers' email reads, claiming to have a copy of the bestselling book in a booby-trapped Microsoft Word document.
"If we can't agree on what is happening how can we decide what we should do about it?" Snowden said, defending his decision to leak NSA secrets.
On the same day as Snowden's book release, the Justice Department announced a lawsuit against him for breaching his non-disclosure agreements with both the CIA and NSA.
"Everything that [Trump] does is informed by a kind of transactionalism," Snowden said, "and what he's actually looking for is simply for people to like him."
Snowden's upcoming memoir describes the crisis of conscience that lead him to release thousands of NSA documents and disclose a secret, global surveillance network.
"Images of Ecuador's ambassador inviting the U.K.'s secret police into the embassy to drag a publisher of—like it or not—award-winning journalism out of the building are going to end up in the history books," Edward Snowden said.
Americans need to ask themselves, "Why is Reality Winner in prison?" said the 27-year-old's mother, Billie Winner Davis.
A "culture of impunity" has "corrupted not just our system of intelligence, but really, our system of government," whistleblower Edward Snowden says.
The PGP vulnerabilities could be exploited to expose encrypted messages in plain text, academics warn.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden has urged Twitter to bulk up the security of direct messages.
The app must share encryption keys to read users' messages or face a nationwide ban, Russian authorities said.
Politicians are calling for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify before the U.S. government after explosive revelations.