Obama, Senate Dem Leadership Oppose Truth Commission
President Obama continues his zigging and zagging on the torture issue - now joined by Senate Democratic leadership:Senate Democratic leaders, joining forces with the Obama White House, said they would resist efforts by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other prominent Democrats to create a special commission to investigate the harsh interrogation methods that the Bush administration approved for terrorism suspects. At a meeting of top Democrats at the White House Wednesday night, President Obama told Congressional leaders that he did not want a special inquiry, which he said would potentially steal time and energy from his ambitious policy priorities, and could mushroom into a wider distraction by looking back at other aspects of the Bush years.
Emphasis supplied.) Just yesterday, Obama said the opposite:
President Obama today said he is not opposed to some sort of "further accounting of what took place during this period" . . .
Who knows what Obama thinks on these issues anymore. Every day brings a new position.
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