Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Democratic-led Congress Helps Cover Up Bush Administration Crimes

Glenn Greenwald,
Wednesday July 9, 2008 14:11 EDT

Congress votes to immunize lawbreaking telecoms, legalize warrantless eavesdropping

The Democratic-led Congress this afternoon voted to put an end to the NSA spying scandal, as the Senate approved a bill -- approved last week by the House -- to immunize lawbreaking telecoms, terminate all pending lawsuits against them, and vest whole new warrantless eavesdropping powers in the President. The vote in favor of the new FISA bill was 69-28.

Barack Obama joined every Senate Republican (and every House Republican other than one) by voting in favor of it,....Read On

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