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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Gonzales: Lie First, Check Later

We can't forget about this crook and traitor, Gonzales. This report has been expected by all of us. Here is the latest from the AP.
Gonzales Knew of Violations, Paper Says
Posted: 2007-07-10 05:53:34

WASHINGTON (July 10) - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales received reports detailing legal or procedural violations by FBI agents in the months before he told senators that no such abuses had occurred, The Washington post reported Tuesday.

In April 2005, while seeking renewal of the broad powers granted law enforcement under the USA Patriot Act, Gonzales said, "There has not been one verified case of civil liberties abuse" from the law enacted after the 9/11 terror attacks.

According to the Post, Gonzales had received a least half a dozen reports describing such violations in the three months before he made that statement. The newspaper obtained the internal FBI documents under the Freedom of Information Act.

The violations, the Post reported, included unauthorized surveillance and an illegal property search.

Justice officials said they did not know whether Gonzales had read the reports.(emphasis added)

The AG ignored the fundamental purpose of his position.
If he didn't read the reports, how could he testify under oath honestly before Congress?
If he did read the reports, he is guilty of perjury, since the FBI later admitted to exceeding their authority under the law.
The behavior of govt officials is so outrageous, I can't hardly believe it anymore.

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