cia spying on senate
Five months after the Senate Intelligence Committee released its gruesome report on the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program, someone is finally paying steep professional consequences. Except it’s not the former torturers.
“I think she’s always been a little bit of leverage,” said one lawmaker familiar with the controversy over Starzak’s nomination
The core of the dispute, said the source familiar with the board review, was the lack of clear agreement over how the shared
That vote, which a number of Republicans voted for, is arguably the highlight of Gardner’s civil liberties track record. Gardner’s
All this uncertainty remains despite the importance Feinstein herself put on resolving a battle that strikes at the heart
But Sen. Richard Burr -- a North Carolina Republican who could become intelligence chairman in a GOP-led Senate -- is much
The outrage in this case is not partisan. On Thursday, Sens. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ron Wyden
WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is being a bit more careful these days in her criticism of the
Reid wrote to Holder that the CIA's latest move "appears to be a transparent attempt to intimidate the Committee and undermine
Feinstein, head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, railed against the CIA for compromising the legislative branch's oversight
Leahy, who has been one of the harshest critics of the the CIA's euphemistically named "enhanced interrogation" -- including
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) delivered a devastating broadside against the CIA Tuesday, alleging that the agency was trying to intimidate Congress and may have broken the law in spying on Senate staffers.
But pushed by NBC News' Andrea Mitchell, who was moderating the event, Brennan admitted that there was considerable doubt