Skip to comments.Administration continues to defy Senate subpoena for Fort Hood documents
Posted on 04/27/2010 7:44:51 PM PDT by SmartInsight
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it will provide more information to Congress about the Fort Hood shootings but continued to defy a subpoena request for witness statements and other documents.
After days of negotiations, the Defense and Justice departments informed a Senate committee that they will not comply with congressional subpoenas to share investigative records related to the Nov. 5 shootings at Fort Hood, Tex., which killed 13 people. The agencies said divulging the material could jeopardize their prosecution of Army Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, the alleged gunman.
Leslie Phillips, a spokeswoman for the Senate committee, said the refusal by the Pentagon and the Justice Department to hand over all the requested material was "an affront to Congress's constitutional obligation to conduct independent oversight of the executive branch."
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what are they hiding? No prayer for national prayer day and not this.
Didn’t the jackasses scream to the roof tops when Bush didn’t jump for their demands?????? Why aren’t we hearing this on every media outlet? Oh, silly me, they back zero.
The Obama regime loves to protect Islamofascist terrorists and illegal aliens from American justice. That’s weird. But hey! Commies are weird.
It’s the transparency, stupid!
Above the Law.
They do not want it coming out that Hassan was communicating with al-Awlaki aka al Queda because it will make him look like he can’t run the military?
It is un-effing-believable what this punk thinks he can get away with.
The list, ping
Secrecy - the dictator’s favorite defense mechanism.
Change control of the House. It's just step one. We have so much to do. I think often of the sniper, sitting there in the desert, in the night, in the cold. Steady. And I do not mean shooting politicians. Just picking them off at the ballot box, one by one, never giving up, and never again letting them do what they have done. Party doesn't matter.
Wake up, Congress. Hussein detests the Constitution and certainly desires no oversight.
Chicago thugs running the current Admin. But it is ok for the left to critcize GWB’s admin for ignoring the Congress, but when the RAT party does it that is OK. Hypocrisy andyone - the examples keep coming day in and day out.
Do they really think that something in the documents could harm their ability to prosecute Hasan? There are numerous eyewitnesses to the act of terrorism. How could this be affected by what is in some document requested by Congress?
They are not worried about convincing a jury. They are concerned about fooling the people.
It’s obvious they are hiding something and I think we all know what it is. They knew about this guy, knew he was a danger, yet were too PC to deal with it until he took the lives of our men in uniform.
>> Didnt the jackasses scream to the roof tops when Bush didnt jump for their demands??????
Yes, they squealed hysterically.
They talked about this on MSNBC tonight.
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