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Posted on 07/26/2004 1:59:52 PM PDT by dread78645
Taking the need for congressional oversight seriously, Sens. Patrick Leahy, Vermont Democrat, and Charles Grassley, Iowa Republican, have been urging the Justice Department to enable its inspector general, Glenn Fine, to release his report on the accusations of a fired FBI whistleblower who found evidence of a cover-up of FBI incompetence that imperils national security. The two senators finally achieved only partial success.
The dismissed accuser, Sibel Edmonds — a linguist and translator with expertise in Mideast languages — was hired by the FBI soon after September 11. As the Boston Globe reported July 5: "Sifting through old classified materials in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, (Edmonds) said, she made an alarming discovery: Intercepts relevant to the terrorist plot, including references to skyscrapers, had been overlooked because they were badly translated into English."
Adds Ms. Edmonds: This is part of "John Ashcroft's relentless fight against me, and my information." This fight is also directed against what is now quaintly known as "the public's right to know" in our essential oversight responsibility over our government as responsible citizens.
(Excerpt) Read more at washtimes.com ...
Do you get the feeling Ms. Edmonds wants her old job back?
Washington Times should be excerpted. (or at least that's what the post/preview form said).
OH, sorry. :-( I knew the Wash Post was one of them. Didn't know about the Wash Times. My bad. I'll get my post deleted...