Gonzales says no additional warrantless surveillance Jaime Jansen at 2:28 PM ET
[JURIST] US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales [official profile] said Thursday that the administration is not conducting any additional warrantless domestic surveillance [JURIST news archive] beyond what President Bush acknowledged in December. Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) [official website] disclosed the information in an interview with the Washington Post, saying that Gonzales responded to a fax she sent him regarding Gonzales February 28 letter [PDF] to Senate Judiciary Committee members in which Gonzales appeared to suggest that there might be additional wiretap operations when he offered clarifications to his February 6 testimony [JURIST report] before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sen. Patrick Leahy [official website], ranking Judiciary Committee Democrat, had expressed similar concern about possible undisclosed surveillance programs in a letter [JURIST report] to Gonzales Wednesday.
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