Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Detaining and Interrogating Terror Suspects

Does this guy EVER tell the truth?

Sen. Lindsey Graham went too far with his claim that the Obama administration has a policy of “not interrogating or detaining terrorist suspects anymore.” The administration no longer subjects terrorism suspects to indefinite interrogation at Guantanamo Bay — a policy Graham opposes — but it still detains and interrogates terrorism suspects.

The South Carolina Republican made his comments during a CNN interview on Jan. 7 when he was asked whether the U.S. ought to raise the terror threat level in response to the killing of 12 people at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

Graham said he thought the U.S. should, and he warned that sequester budget cuts would hamper intelligence gathering.

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