Comey SJC Testimony, Liveblog Three

By: Tuesday May 15, 2007 8:44 am

Just to summarize for those who missed it. The bulk of Comey's appearance was taken by Schumer, getting Comey to explain what happened on March 10, 2004. Office of Legal Counsel had told Comey there was no legal justification for parts of the NSA Domestic Spying Program. Comey briefed Ashcroft on it, and they agreed [...]


Comey SJC Testimony, Liveblog Two

By: Tuesday May 15, 2007 7:55 am

Click here for the SJC webcast. My GOD! Arlen Specter is complaining about the timing. He says no one has exceeded the 5 minute rule by this much time.  And now he's complaining that the other Republicans aren't here. He's flipping out because he knows the Democrats are about to cream Gonzales and DOJ. AS: [...]

Comey SJC Testimony, Liveblog

By: Tuesday May 15, 2007 7:00 am

Click here for the SJC Webcast here. Chuck Schumer and Pat Leahy snuck Jim Comey in to testify before SJC today (not really–it just didn't get much publicity). I'm glad they did, though, because SJC has been a lot more fun to watch than HJC. I have no idea what SJC will ask Comey that [...]


By: Tuesday May 15, 2007 5:15 am

Last week Keith Olberman reported a story that is also available in Newsweek right now. Remember a couple/few weeks ago Paul McNulty was complaining that his testimony might not have been accurate because he was not properly briefed for it? At the time I thought that sounded a little weaseley like he was blaming his staff [...]

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