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Friday, June 10, 2005

Sensenbrenner Cuts Mics, STORMS out of Patriot Act Hearing

VIA RAW STORY Chairman walked off with gavel, Democrats 'were shouting'

A furor erupted after Republican House Judiciary Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner shut off the microphones during a hearing on the Patriot Act Friday, accusing Democrats of raising issues unrelated to the Act such as treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, RAW STORY has learned.

The Democrats' leader in the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), called the move a "shameful attempt today to silence Democrats at hearing this morning on the impact of the Patriot Act," and demanded the Republican leadership force Sensenbrenner to apologize.


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2 Comments:

  • I though this was rather entertaining. Can they keep dissent from re-instating the act?
    At least until they start impeachement rumours?

    By Anonymous Wodan, at 3:58 AM  

  • This from the same guy who pushed REAL ID. The fox never strays far from the henhouse, I see.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:24 PM  

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