Friday, August 3, 2007

Bush Overrules Spy Chief

White House Uses Its Own Illegal Conduct To Wage Political Offensive Over FISA Legislation

A central reason for the rush to push FISA legislation through Congress was revealed by House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) During an appearance on Fox News earlier this week when he made reference to a secret legal opinion declaring “a key element of the Bush administration’s wiretapping efforts illegal.” “There’s been a ruling, over the last four or five months, that prohibits the ability of our intelligence services and our counterintelligence people” Boehner told Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto. Watch it: