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You may have heard that the Justice Department has ordered an investigation of the CIA "torture tapes" destruction scandal. While that sounds like great news, it may not be as good as it was initially reported. Congressman John Conyers certainly thinks they could have done better.
Conyers "Disappointed" Mukasey Didn't Appoint Special Counsel for Tapes Probe
. . .While I certainly agree that these matters warrant an immediate criminal investigation, it is disappointing that the Attorney General has stepped outside the Justice Department’s own regulations and declined to appoint a more independent special counsel in this matter. Because of this action, the Congress and the American people will be denied – as they were in the Valerie Plame matter – any final report on the investigation. . .
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