Forcing Torture Testimony

Theoretically, at least. I’m expecting Addington will be a “no-show”, forcing more legal fighting.

House committee votes to compel Cheney’s chief of staff to testify about torture

By a voice vote, the House Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday morning to compel Vice President Cheney’s chief of staff David Addington to testify about his role in approving harsh interrogation tactics at the US Guantanamo Bay prison. The vote empowers House Judiciary Committee chairman John Conyers (D-MI) to subpoena Addington at his discretion. It is the next step in […]

Others, it seems, ARE willing to talk.  Maybe Addington will join them:

Yoo, Feith, Ashcroft Agree to Testify

Earlier this morning, the House Judiciary Committee authorized a subpoena for David Addington, Vice President Cheney’s Chief of Staff, to testify about the administration’s torture policy. And now the AP reports that John Yoo, probably the most infamous of the […]


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