Countdown: Alberto Gonzales Supports Torture Investigation! + Officials: Cheney Criminal Probe Mandated by Law

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September 02, 2009

http://MOXNews.com/ September 02, 2009 MSNBC Keith Olbermann

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Nadler Blasts Cheney’s Outrageous Defense of Illegal Torture

CongressmanNadler
September 01, 2009

Rep. Jerry Nadler talks with Megyn Kelly of Fox News about former Vice President Cheneys defense of torture and his criticism of Attorney General Holder for ordering a preliminary investigation into possible violations of law committed as part of the Bush administrations interrogation program.

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Officials: Cheney Criminal Probe Mandated by Law

Rep. Nadler on Fox, Sen. Whitehouse on MSNBC agree, no legal choice but to investigate torture allegations, wherever they may lead…

Guest blogged by Ernest A. Canning
The BRAD BLOG
Sept. 4, 2009

Former U.S. Attorney and Rhode Island Attorney General, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) recently wrote in National Law Journal:

The judicial branch…has determined that waterboarding is torture…The Bush administration has admitted to waterboarding captives. The corpus delicti of that crime exists. For there to be investigation now is unexceptional.The only exceptional thing is the parties involved: the former vice president of the United States, his counsel David Addington, Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) lawyer John Yoo and their private contractors Bruce Jessen and Jim Mitchell, psychologists who designed the torture program.

During a Sept. 2, 2009 segment of MSNBC’s Countdown, Keith Olbermann, interviewed Whitehouse about his National Law Journal piece (video [above]) and quoted former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales who praised Attorney General Eric Holder’s appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate CIA employees who exceeded the guidelines contained in the infamous Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) torture memos.

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