Gene Poteat, president of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, offers the following statement on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s claim that the CIA lied to her in their briefings: Those CIA officers chosen to brief the Congress, and especially the intelligence committees, are very senior, experienced officers, who well know the reputation and future of […]
John Larson Backs Pelosi, Calls CIA Liars
I found this clip over at Johnny Dollar’s place… It’s mainly about Nancy Pelosi but listen to Congressman John Larson’s (D-CT) remarks at the beginning of the clip: Am I crazy or did he just call the CIA liars? H/T: Hot Air.
Leon Panetta: Angency Briefed Lawmakers Truthfully in 2002
CIA Director Leon Panetta today released a statement defending his agency from charges that it mislead mmeber of Congress: There is a long tradition in Washington of making political hay out of our business. It predates my service with this great institution, and it will be around long after I’m gone. But the political debates […]
Joe Lieberman: ‘I Totally Disagree’ With Pelosi Assertion that CIA Lies
I disagree with Joe Lieberman on a lot of things but I like him and I respect him… and this is an example of why: MSNBC’s Norah O’Donnell: “Speaker Pelosi came out today and essentially when asked if the CIA is lying, she said, ‘they mislead us all the time.’ Do you agree with that? […]
CNN: Aide Told Pelosi Waterboarding Had Been Used
CNN reported yesterday that a source close to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has confirmed her intelligence aide, Michael Sheehy, told her in early 2003 that waterboarding had been used on CIA detainee Abu Zubaydah: WASHINGTON (CNN) — A source close to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi now confirms that Pelosi was told in February 2003 by […]
Laughable: Pelosi Didn’t Object to Waterboarding in Order to Respect “Appropriate” Channels?
This is laughable… Madam Speaker if you’re going to lie at least try to make it convincing. From the Politico: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi learned in early 2003 that the Bush administration was waterboarding terror detainees but didn’t protest directly out of respect for “appropriate” legislative channels, a confidant of the San Francisco Democrat said […]