Transcript for Spy Games Showdown and Charges of Espionage
Now that headline from overseas spy game showdown. The CIA's top officer in Berlin order to leave by the German government. Allegations of espionage a move both rare and harsh from what is ordinarily a close US ally. ABC's chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl has been talking with sources all day and so -- above rainy Washington here's jobs. -- and this is an extraordinary move the German government has ordered the CIA's station chief in Germany to get out of the country the kind of thing. We almost never see -- -- close ally. But Germany is outraged by what it considers US spy games. Last week. German police arrested a government employee -- German government employee accused of spying for the US and just yesterday raided the apartment of a second alleged. US spy. This is especially embarrassing for President Obama if you remember what German Chancellor Angela Merkel phone calls -- listen didn't do was revealed. By the US the president personally promised that she would not have to worry about US -- The White House is saying almost nothing about this latest of revelation. But make no mistake about it there is some serious damage control going on with US officials in the government for -- Story getting bigger tonight thank you -- much Jonathan Karl.
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