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Dems: CIA may have misled Congress five times since 2001

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Jared Allen
The Hill [1]
Wednesday, Oct 28th, 2009

Comment: Only five, get real!

The CIA may have misled Congress at least five times since 2001, two Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee said Tuesday.

Intelligence subcommittee Chairwomen Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) are leading an ongoing investigation into what they described as a practice of incomplete and often misleading intelligence briefings, which arose in the wake of CIA Director Leon Panetta’s June 24 admission that intelligence officials failed to notify Congress about a top-secret program to assassinate al Qaeda leaders.

“That is an example of a failure to notify but we think a symptom of a larger disease,” Schakowsky said on Tuesday.

“There have been many instances where we’ve come to a committee hearing, after having read in the paper of something that should have been notified to us, where it’s followed up my mea culpas by the intelligence community,” Schakowsky said. “And examples where the committee actually has been lied to.

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com//homenews/house/65027-pelosi-claim-that-cia-lied-validated-by-intel-panel

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[3] The Secret Program CAN’T Be Foreign Assassinations, Because Congress Was Briefed on that in 2001 and the New York Times Wrote About it in 2002: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-secret-program-cant-be-foreign-assassinations-because-congress-was-briefed-on-that-in-2001-and-the-new-york-times-wrote-about-it-in-2002.html

[4] TSA nominee misled Congress about accessing confidential records: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tsa-nominee-misled-congress-about-accessing-confidential-records.html

[5] Goldman Sachs misled Congress after duping clients, Senate panel chairman says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/goldman-sachs-misled-congress-after-duping-clients-senate-panel-chairman-says.html

[6] What Did the CIA Lie to Congress About?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/what-did-the-cia-lie-to-congress-about.html

[7] Congress’ questions for Petraeus will have to wait: http://www.prisonplanet.com/congress%e2%80%99-questions-for-petraeus-will-have-to-wait.html

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