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Monday, December 19, 2005

Debunking Gonzales's Explanation for Unwarranted Domestic Spying



Jeffrey Toobin, a CNN senior legal analyst, weighs in on Alberto Gonzales's explanation for under what authority the White House had the right to conduct domestic spying without court orders. Toobin concludes that the administration's defense basically amounts to, "because we said so, that's why we have the authority" (video).

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