New documents obtained by the AP reveal: The White House was eager to protect its ability to gather foreign intelligence. Congress was eager to rein
February 4, 2006


New documents obtained by the AP reveal:

The White House was eager to protect its ability to gather foreign intelligence. Congress was eager to rein in executive power. What sounds like a new debate over the president's ability to eavesdrop without warrants occurred 30 years ago. Documents from the Ford administration reflect a remarkably similar dispute between the White House and Congress a generation before President Bush acknowledged that he authorized wiretaps without warrants on some Americans in terrorism investigations...read on

(via Rox Populi)

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