Monday, February 13, 2006

Democrats (until 2/12/06): Bush's illegal "domestic spying" stomps on our civil liberties

Democrats (2/12/06): "Never mind. Oh, and Republicans are mean."

Spying Necessary, Democrats Say

Two key Democrats yesterday called the NSA domestic surveillance program necessary for fighting terrorism but questioned whether President Bush had the legal authority to order it done without getting congressional approval.

Rep. Jane Harman (Calif.), ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and former Senate majority leader Thomas A. Daschle (S.D.) said Republicans are trying to create a political issue over Democrats' concern on the constitutional questions raised by the spying program...

Dem·o·crat \'de-m&-"krat\ n
1. a member of the Democratic party of the U.S.
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