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Law chief, Democrats face clash on waterboarding

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January 30, 2008
Homeland Security News
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“The top U.S. law enforcement official faces a clash on Wednesday with Senate Democrats after he rejected demands to rule on the legality of an interrogation technique known as waterboarding.

Attorney General Michael Mukasey, who is to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, told chairman Patrick Leahy in a letter on Tuesday that he had reviewed the CIA’s current techniques for interrogating terrorism suspects and found them lawful.” (Reuters)