Senators grill Gonzales on domestic spying

Capitol Hill Blue

01/18/07

Senators demanded details Thursday from Attorney General Alberto Gonzales about new orders putting the government’s domestic spying program under court review — and questioned why it took so long to do so. Meanwhile, the presiding judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court said she had no objection to disclosing legal orders and opinions about the program that targets people linked to al-Qaida, but the Bush administration would have to approve release of the information. Gonzales and National Intelligence Director John Negroponte said it was uncertain whether the court orders and details about the program will be disclosed. Negroponte, testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, said there may be separation of powers issues involved in turning over information to Congress about the program. At issue is how the secret panel of judges will consider evidence when approving government requests to monitor suspected al-Qaida agents’ phone calls and e-mails between the United States and other countries...

//www.capitolhillblue.com/news2/2007/01/senators_grill.html


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

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Senators Demand Details on New Eavesdropping Rules

Lawmakers demanded more information on new rules for governing a domestic surveillance program on Thursday, a day after the Bush administration announced that it had placed National Security Agency eavesdropping under court supervision. Senators from both parties who had long criticized the eavesdropping without court warrants said at a Judiciary Committee hearing that they welcomed the change but wanted details. They said they wanted to be sure that the new rules adequately protected Americans' privacy.

//www.truthout.org/docs_2006/011907N.shtml



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