Last Wednesday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) [official website] took the unusual step of sending Gonzales a letter listing 12 written questions [PDF text; JURIST report] that Leahy hopes Gonzales will be prepared to answer during the Tuesday hearing. The committee is also expected to question Gonzales over allegations that he received reports that the FBI had broke privacy laws [JURIST report] prior to testifying before Congress that "there has not been one verified case of civil liberties abuse" in 2005. AP has more.
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