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Gonzo Lied About PATRIOT Act Abuses

MSNBC story:

As he sought to renew the USA Patriot Act two years ago, Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales assured lawmakers that the FBI had not abused its potent new terrorism-fighting powers. "There has not been one verified case of civil liberties abuse," Gonzales told senators on April 27, 2005.

Six days earlier, the FBI sent Gonzales a copy of a report that said its agents had obtained personal information that they were not entitled to have. It was one of at least half a dozen reports of legal or procedural violations that Gonzales received in the three months before he made his statement to the Senate intelligence committee, according to internal FBI documents released under the Freedom of Information Act.

I wonder if THIS will be enough to have him removed from power...


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Comments (2)

kim:

Did they use this information? What was the abuse?
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kim:

Look, give up on Gonzo. Goodling deflected McNulty's stab in the back, and now Schumer is flailing. He wants to question Fitz under oath. Do you think Fitz will do that? Let the recriminations begin.

Also, Taylor drama on Wednesday, Joe Wilson under oath, and the Conrad Black trial denoues. Might be a fun day for Chuckie Poo.
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