Sunday, Mar 25th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Congress Inquiry sought into disappearance of e-mails in interrogations case

Inquiry sought into disappearance of e-mails in interrogations case

E-mail Print PDF
Senior Democratic lawmakers and watchdog groups demanded Friday that the Justice Department investigate the disappearance of e-mail messages written by Bush administration lawyers who drafted memos blessing harsh interrogation tactics, saying their absence cast doubt on an ethics report that cleared the lawyers of professional misconduct.

The lost e-mails cover a critical period in 2002 when Justice Department attorneys labored under heavy pressure on a memo that gave the CIA a green light to use simulated drowning, sleep deprivation and other interrogation techniques against al-Qaeda suspects.


Most Recent Related Stories...

Trump to sign spending bill after earlier veto threat

Omnibus bill to be signed by Trump President Donald Trump told congressional leaders on Friday that he would sign the $1.3 trillion spending...

Massive spending deal clinched despite Trump’s misgivings

Massive spending deal clinched Congressional leaders have clinched an agreement on a massive $1.3 trillion spending bill that President Donald...

House Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

House passes spending bill The House passed a massive $1.3 trillion spending package on Thursday, sending it onto the Senate,...

DeVos battles lawmakers in contentious hearing

De VosEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos struggled to answer tough questions in a congressional hearing Tuesday, resulting in numerous...
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!