Wednesday, May 16, 2007

ACLU Demands Disclosure of Legal Documents on NSA Wiretapping


The American Civil Liberties Union today urged that Congress subpoena all of the Justice Department documents relating to the NSA warrantless wiretapping program and the new FISA court-approved program in light of the testimony yesterday that Deputy Attorney General James Comey made at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

The testimony yesterday clearly indicated that not only did the Bush administration reauthorize the NSA program in 2004 without a signature from the Justice Department; it reauthorized the program even after both the Attorney General and Comey, the acting Attorney General determined that the program was illegal.

More here.


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