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CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders
Associated Press ^ | July 31st, 2014 | KEN DILANIAN

Posted on 07/31/2014 7:14:07 PM PDT by Mariner

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal CIA investigation has found that agency officers improperly accessed Senate computers earlier this year in a dispute over interrogation documents, prompting CIA Director John Brennan to abandon his defiant posture in the matter and apologize to Senate intelligence committee leaders.

Brennan has convened an internal accountability board chaired by former Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Indiana, that will examine whether the CIA officers should be disciplined, said his spokesman, Dean Boyd.

The agency officers searched the computers without permission for information gathered in the course of a Senate investigation into the CIA's interrogation techniques. The summary of a classified report on post 9/11 detentions and interrogations that accuses the CIA of misconduct is expected to be made public soon.

The CIA inspector general shared his findings with the Justice Department, which has so far declined to pursue criminal charges against the CIA employees, officials said.

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A separation of powers issue that would have gotten a Republican impeached, removed and imprisoned.

But DiFi and the rest of the Senate Collaborators continue to turn the Constitution on it's head, defer to the Executive and smile.

It's a Communist Conspiracy to establish a dictatorship I tell ya.

No, I'm not kidding.

1 posted on 07/31/2014 7:14:07 PM PDT by Mariner
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To: Mariner

I wish u were kidding


2 posted on 07/31/2014 7:16:14 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Mariner
Apologizes my big blue eyes. How about resigning. And taking your "plumbers" with you.

The only difference between G. Gordon Liddy's accomplices and Brennan's is the door.

A break-in is a break-in.

Ask Snowden.

3 posted on 07/31/2014 7:16:34 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: driftdiver

When will American’s say apologies aren’t enough and make it stand?


4 posted on 07/31/2014 7:19:14 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: Mariner

an internal accountability board chaired by former Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Indiana,

former...Senator?

how is that possible..?


5 posted on 07/31/2014 7:19:43 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: Mariner

The CIA is so corrupt and the libs have controlled it for a long time.

It’s just like when Clinton appointed CIA director George Tenent told W. Bush that WMDs were a “slam dunk” in Iraq. As soon as we went into Iraq, the media was saying no WMDs. The CIA was no where to be found for comment.

People need to be going to JAIL over this scandal. As far as I am concerned, pretty much what little confidence I had left in our government is gone.


6 posted on 07/31/2014 7:20:17 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Mariner

Let him apologize from a federal prison.


8 posted on 07/31/2014 7:20:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: driftdiver

She’d gladly be violated again just so she could relish another apolgy. It’s all about the exhibitionism.


9 posted on 07/31/2014 7:24:38 PM PDT by Theophilus (Be as prolific as you are pro-life.)
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To: Mariner
CIA finds 1 in 5 flagged job applicants hail from Hamas, Hezbollah, al Qaeda

Al-Qaeda, Hamas operatives applied for CIA jobs, say new Snowden files



10 posted on 07/31/2014 7:27:18 PM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: driftdiver

and ain’t that Brennan guy conincidentally a Muzzi?


11 posted on 07/31/2014 7:30:24 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Diogenesis

Let’s not forget that Brennan ran the company that “accidentally breached” the passport files of candidates Obama, Clinton, and McCain.

Funny how an accident like that led to him being on team Obama.


12 posted on 07/31/2014 7:31:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Mariner

Law enforcement in government has become laughable.... They can’t believe that the American public is that stupid?


13 posted on 07/31/2014 7:31:56 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: Texas Eagle

Liddy has a sense of honor and brass balls. Which is more than one can say for these communist (bullies) thugs.

Like him or not, Liddy is one of life’s genuine tough guys. He’s not a snitch or a sell out. These pussies would sell their mothers to the Arabs to get out of prison a week early if they were prosecuted, as they should be.


14 posted on 07/31/2014 7:33:40 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Mariner
The CIA lied, and lied again. Yet you think an apology is all that is necessary? Next time I lie to the government and I apologize, I hope it works. Resign and suffer the consequences of perjury. This administration has no respect for the constitution or the rule of law. If that is the case, why should anyone follow the law?

This parasite regime must be thrown out of office and held accountable; let's start with Holder, Brennan, Koskinen, McCarthy, Lerner, Sibelius, and on to the Feckless Wonder on the hill.

15 posted on 07/31/2014 7:36:40 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: ChildOfThe60s

For the record, I’m a fan of Liddy’s. I talked to him several times on his radio show.


16 posted on 07/31/2014 7:37:12 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: cripplecreek

Exactly. Except for the apology. I could care less so long as justice is served and he is imprisoned.


17 posted on 07/31/2014 7:38:09 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: jwalsh07

Hairy Roid was spouting righteous indignation about it today but that’s all he’s going to do. For Reid to demand Brennan to face charges or even resign would lead to Obama ignoring the democrats and proving himself to be a dictator even in the eyes of the democrat electorate.


18 posted on 07/31/2014 7:40:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Texas Eagle

As am I.

Loved the Stacked and Packed calendars. Oh, how they must have gotten the liberal panties in a twist.

Love to see them marketed again. Especially now.

The only way to deal with libs is to take it to them.


19 posted on 07/31/2014 7:41:41 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Mariner

“Apologies” are cheap. They’re a dime a dozen and don’t mean anything anymore. Everybody’s doing it.


20 posted on 07/31/2014 7:42:34 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

They would have been more upset if the girls were dressed tastefully.


21 posted on 07/31/2014 7:43:00 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Mariner

And the Senate won’t have to apologize for their spying on the CIA because the Senate has a vote on their budget.


22 posted on 07/31/2014 8:03:54 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: G Larry
"And the Senate won’t have to apologize for their spying on the CIA because the Senate has a vote on their budget."

The Senate was exercising lawful and necessary oversight power and was ENTITLED to view the CIA files.

That's not spying.

23 posted on 07/31/2014 8:10:51 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

American boys died on Omaha Beach FOR THIS…?

Part of why their battle is so compelling is the idea that the ideas protected by the machine-gunners at the top of the cliffs aren’t as good as the ideas backed by the men running across the beach.

To me, this means the two sides are not nearly as far apart as they once were.

“I’m SORRY”…..???

He should never see the light of day again and there should be 20 people losing their jobs.

MORE.


24 posted on 07/31/2014 8:12:32 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Mariner

As far as I know it’s against the law for the CIA to conduct any kind of operations in the US, CIA is foreign only.

The Obama adm was paranoid about who was leaking information, even wiretapped AP for releasing info before he could give his version of events.

More than likely nobody could find the leaker so they put the CIA on it.

If that’s the case, then the order could only come from Obama.


25 posted on 07/31/2014 8:16:37 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Mariner

Those in government don’t even trust each other...

No honor amongst thieves.


26 posted on 07/31/2014 8:17:19 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Mariner

Apologizing for spying, or apologizing for calling them liars when they first accused the CIA of spying in march?


27 posted on 07/31/2014 8:29:34 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Mariner

I was watching Charlie Rose (don’t ask) and he and David Ignatius were speaking passionately with furled eyebrows about the current scandal. My ears perked up. Could they be
talking about the border? The botched cease-fire? The IRS? The Clintons?? Brennan?
No. It was the CIA during BUSH’s tenure that had them all worked up. Huh? How do these people function?


28 posted on 07/31/2014 8:47:58 PM PDT by madameguinot
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To: Mariner

Seems like I post this every two months:

Back in the ‘80s, Pat Moynihan suggested abolishing the CIA. I thought he was nuts.

He was right. All it does is endanger good peoples’ lives to get info that is ultimately filtered through political hacks. It’s gone the way of all bureaucracies.


29 posted on 07/31/2014 8:57:56 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Peace On Earth! Purity of Essence! McCain/Ripper 2016)
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To: ChildOfThe60s
Like him or not, Liddy is one of life’s genuine tough guys. He’s not a snitch or a sell out.

You've got that right. And as you said, Liddy has a sense of honor. He tried to protect Nixon. I recall when Liddy was on the stand, back in the '60s. The bailiff asked Liddy if he "promised to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth".

Liddy answered: "No".

You gotta love a guy like that.

30 posted on 07/31/2014 9:26:12 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Leaning Right
Liddy is a badass.

5 years hard time in a federal prison.

Would NEVER sell out America.

I loved when he would call the WaPo the Washington (bleep).

Sorry he's gotten too old to keep doing his radio show.

But the man is in his 80s.

They just don't make his kind any more.

31 posted on 07/31/2014 10:56:55 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: Mariner

He should be apoligizing from a jail cells.


32 posted on 08/01/2014 5:04:28 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ($$$$$$$$ DEFUND OBAMA! $$$$$$$$$)
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To: Mariner

Spying on REPUBLICAN lawmakers, most likely.

The Big Zero sending the CIA to dig up dirt on his political opponents. . .Chicago style.


33 posted on 08/01/2014 10:11:39 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Mariner

This proves the rinos are being blackmailed. To me, anyway.


34 posted on 08/01/2014 1:10:12 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps. And they're all stupid.)
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To: boop
Liddy is a badass.

Back in the 1980's, Liddy was touring the country with drug guru Timothy Leary. They would go to college campuses and debate various issues.

I got a chance to see one of those debates. The topic was national defense. When Leary was introduced, the crowd cheered him. When Liddy was introduced, he was booed. Most of the boos were good-natured, but some were not.

When the debate was over, Leary got polite applause. But Liddy got loud applause, and cheers. No boos. Liddy had turned that college crowd around! He was that good.

As you said, they just don't make them like that anymore.

35 posted on 08/01/2014 9:21:32 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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