Two top Obama officials denigrate Congress and us

Anyone see a pattern here?Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Holder complained that his decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay was forced on him by Congress .From the Wall Street Journal: Members of Congress have intervened and imposed restrictions blocking the Administration from bringing any Guantanamo detainees to trial in the United States," he said yesterday, in spinning twist number one. The Justice Department was prepared to make a "powerful case against the 9/11 defendants in federal court," but the politics were causing too many delays on the trial, and it couldn't wait any longer.For the record, we assume Mr. Holder is referring to the likes of New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer and the Democrats who ran the Congress last year and passed a law that blocked the funding for civilian trials for Guantanamo detainees. Mr. Schumer-no slouch at divining public opinion-was an early and vocal opponent of Mr. Holder's...(Read Full Post)

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