Frist Weighs In (Again)
Republicans continue to back away from Sen. Roberts' suggestion that FISA be "fixed" to better allow court review of NSA's domestic wiretaps.
"I'm not sure that's exactly what Pat meant,'' said Chambliss, a Georgia Republican, on CNN's "Late Edition.''
Fixing the law would be an admission that the president acted beyond the law in authorizing domestic surveillance without following FISA procedures. Sen. Frist, who has given the public reason to question his competence to render medical opinions, has even less basis to advance a legal opinion that the president doesn't need court approval to spy on Americans. Frist seems to think judicial oversight is a bad idea:
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