Thursday, March 05, 2009

"Lawmakers Debate Establishing “Truth Commission” on Bush Admin Torture, Rendition and Domestic Spying" (with audio and video)

Democracy Now! with audio and video:
On Capitol Hill, debate has begun over forming a truth commission to shed light on the Bush administration’s secret polices on detention, interrogation and domestic spying. A hearing on the issue was held Wednesday, two days after the Obama administration released a series of once-secret Bush administration Justice Department memos that authorized President Bush to deploy the military to carry out raids inside the United States. We speak to human rights attorney Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights. [includes rush transcript]

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