Mukasey Denies Request for Special Counsel to Investigate CIA Interrogators

Attorney General Michael Mukasey has notified the House Judiciary Committee that he will not appoint special counsel to investigate the actions of CIA officers and agents who conducted detainee interrogations that included controversial methods such as waterboarding, which simulates drowning. The controversial interrogation practices were authorized by lawyers from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel. In a letter to House Judiciary Chairman Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., who had...Full Story
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