"Had Mr. Holder honored the pledge made by the President to look forward, not backwards, we would still be active participants in the Committee's review," the ranking Republican on the intelligence panel, Sen. Christopher S. Bond of Missouri, said in a statement. "What current or former CIA employee would be willing to gamble his freedom by answering the Committee's questions? Indeed, forcing these terror fighters to make this choice is neither fair nor just."
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Bond drops out of probe into Bush administration interrogation tactics
Kit Bond is one of three Republican senators who dropped out of a probe into Bush administration interrogation tactics. The decision, Bond said, came as a result of Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to look into CIA abuse of detainees: