Re: Gonzales Defends Bush Eavesdropping

Specter told Gonzales that even the Supreme Court had ruled that "the

> president does not have a blank check." Specter suggested that the > program's legality be reviewed by a special federal court set up by > the 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. > "There are a lot of people who think you're wrong. What do you have to > lose if you're right?" Specter, R-Pa., asked Gonzales.

Considering the "Alice in Wonderland" aspects of the theory that this wiretapping is legal, I have a feeling they already have a defense planned if it should come down to impeachment:

"But Senator, impeachment requires high crimes or misdemeanors, and illegal wiretapping is a felony, so it doesn't meet the criteria for impeachment" :-).

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Tom Horsley
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