Skip to comments.FBI director: Have to check whether targeted killing rule is outside US only.
Posted on 03/08/2012 2:53:22 AM PST by carriage_hill
FBI Director Robert Mueller on Wednesday said he would have to go back and check with the Department of Justice whether Attorney General Eric Holder's "three criteria" for the targeted killing of Americans also applied to Americans inside the U.S.
Pressed by House lawmakers about a recent speech in which Holder described the legal justification for assassination, Mueller, who was attending a hearing on his agency's budget, did not say without qualification that the three criteria could not be applied inside the U.S.
"I have to go back. Uh, I'm not certain whether that was addressed or not," Mueller said when asked by Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan., about a distinction between domestic and foreign targeting
Yoder followed up asking whether "from a historical perspective," the federal government has "the ability to kill a U.S. citizen on United States soil or just overseas."
"I'm going to defer that to others in the Department of Justice," Mueller replied.
Indeed, Holder's Monday speech at Northwestern University seemed to leave the door open. While Holder speaks of Americans who lead al Qaeda overseas, the implications of the speech seem broad.
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or, in English, "Breibarted"
Things move ever faster as your country circles the drain.
Our Country had been on a long slow slide into Hell. Then Barack Obama was elected. Now the slow slide, is a free fall!
Yoder followed up asking whether “from a historical perspective,” the federal government has “the ability to kill a U.S. citizen on United States soil or just overseas.”
“I’m going to defer that to others in the Department of Justice,” Mueller replied.
HOLY F*&%^^* ^&%$# these *&^%$(*&^ &^%$$$^!!
I thought for sure this was one of those “semi-satire” threads. Unbelievable! (Well, sadly, not really I guess.)
Although I guess even if it was found to be illegal to kill someone on U.S. soil, they could just send a SWAT team on a no-knock raid to the “wrong” address.
targeted killing without trial = legal, OK
(if a democrat is president)
nonlethal waterboarding = illegal, torture
“I have to go back. Uh, I’m not certain whether that was addressed or not,” Mueller said when asked by Rep. Kevin Yoder, R-Kan., about a distinction between domestic and foreign targeting
The HEAD of the FBI doesn’t know this?! Who and what the L are we payin’ to run this stuff. Are they THAT inept?
We are in such deep chit...
NDAA. . .3 Reps, 3 Dems and 1 Ind. voted against it. The “us” vs “them” isn’t a Rep vs Dem situation but it’s been a great distraction while the Devil himself does his handiwork. Variations in rhetoric allow different people to get in power, there’s no legit honorable values behind any of the b.s..
We’re “circling the drain” allright, but it’s OK - the RATS are in charge, so it’s legal.
Im going to defer that to others in the Department of Justice, Mueller replied.”
He already knows that contorted answer, which Holder (THUG-NY) will give: YES.
Satire? I had to re-read it 2x, to make sure it wasn’t, but since it was on Fox News’ site, I knew that TSHTF is now coming sooner than I’d thought possible. Their groundwork for prosecution/persecution of Americans at home, is almost in place. It’s gonna get “bumpy”, now.
It’s gonna get real “bumpy” from here on in, S A.
Darn good thing the only one who cn exercise the death penalty without traditional due process is the guy who wants to punish his enemies..
Congress better sack-up, grow a pair and defeat this, somehow.
The wolf is inside the hen house, and the feathers are about to turn red.
He knows exactly; he just wants someone else to say it.
Congress, he!!, if they start shooting at innocent citizens, the people had better danged well start shooting back!
They’re already doing it; this just means it’s *legal & protected* now, and probably immune to wrongful-death lawsuits. You’re right about our “response” to it, BTW...
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