The Bush administration maintains that all questioned surveillance is a legal exercise of executive power, but many members of Congress, including US Sen. Pat Roberts, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, are calling for greater oversight of the program [JURIST report]. Both the Justice Department and Defense Department inspectors general have declined to conduct independent investigations [JURIST report] into the program, but the DOJ's Office of Professional Responsibility has opened an internal investigation [JURIST report] into the DOJ's role in the domestic surveillance program. AP has more.
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