No Comment — May 17, 2007, 9:28 am

Did Gonzales Perjure Himself in FISA Testimony?

Several national security analysts comparing the testimony of Deputy Attorney General Comey with Attorney General Gonzales note the fairly sharp contractions between the two on the characterization of a FISA-skirting surveillance program, raising the fairly obvious question of whether Gonzales perjured himself in his 2006 testimony. This led a group of Judiciary Committee senators to write Gonzales today demanding an accounting for the discrepancies:

We ask for your prompt response to the following question: In light of Mr. Comey’s testimony yesterday, do you stand by your 2006 Senate and House testimony, or do you wish to revise it?

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