Friday, December 07, 2007

No Recollection of Being Made Aware

Justice Asked to Probe Tape Destruction - 7 Dec 2007 at 12:15pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate's No. 2 Democrat on Friday asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the CIA obstructed justice by destroying videotapes that documented the harsh 2002 interrogations of two alleged terrorists.

Embattled State Department inspector general resigns - 7 Dec 2007 at 2:51pm - WASHINGTON — Embattled State Department Inspector General Howard Krongard, under fire for allegedly impeding probes into problems with construction of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and with security firm Blackwater Worldwide, submitted his resignation Friday.

Bush denies knowledge of CIA 'torture' videos - 7 Dec 2007 at 2:57pm - US President George W Bush does not recall knowing about videotapes of CIA interrogations of suspected terrorists, or the decision to destroy those recordings in 2005, the White House said.... [White House spokeswoman Dana] Perino stopped short of denying any White House involvement, saying only that Mr Bush "has no recollection of being made aware of the tapes or their destruction before yesterday" when Mr Hayden briefed him.

Thought for the day:
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made. -George Burns (1896 - 1996)


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