The Prez sez he's not trolling He didn't look too happy going in front of the cameras this morning for only a few minutes to give a prepared statemen
May 10, 2006

The Prez sez he's not trolling

He didn't look too happy going in front of the cameras this morning for only a few minutes to give a prepared statement as a reaction to the USA Today article.

Greenwald:

"Amazingly, again and again, they don't even want their own Justice Department to know what they are doing because they are afraid that DoJ lawyers will tell them that it is against the law. They don't want to hear that it is against the law. As USA Today reported: "For similar reasons, this person said, NSA rejected Qwest's suggestion of getting a letter of authorization from the U.S. attorney general's office. A second person confirmed this version of events." They know very well that their conduct might be, and in some cases that it is definitely is, illegal, but they are purposely avoiding having the DoJ be able to opine on the legality of their behavior....read on"

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