Justice Department Oversight

Attorney General Michael Mukasey testified in an oversight hearing of the Justice Department. Senate Democrats were unable to elicit a… read more

Attorney General Michael Mukasey testified in an oversight hearing of the Justice Department. Senate Democrats were unable to elicit a declaration from him that ‘waterboarding,’ a harsh interrogation tactic, was illegal. He repeated several times that he could not talk about a classified program. 

At times the hearing was presented in a split-screen format showing the reactions of both a committee member and General Mukasey during question-and-answer. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
203859-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 2008
Last Aired:
Feb 2, 2008

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  • Jan 30, 2008 | 9:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 2008 | 1:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Jan 30, 2008 | 6:19pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 2008 | 8:27pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 31, 2008 | 1:38am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 02, 2008 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
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