White House: no comment on Venezuela's asylum offer to Snowden

WASHINGTON Fri Jul 5, 2013 9:09pm EDT

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday declined comment on an offer of asylum for former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, referring questions on the matter to the U.S. Justice Department.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Sandra Maler)