The Corner

Mad at the FBI

 An important factor seriously undercutting conservative support for AG Gonzales on the Hill is the recently revealed FBI abuse of national security letters.  A GOP member called the IG’s findings “very troublesome” and explained, “those of us who have taken the heat for supporting effective but controversial tools [in the Patriot Act] expected effective safeguards.” 

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