TITLE

Osama's Enabler in Congress

PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Human Events;12/3/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 45, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Criticizes the stand of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on civil liberties of aliens in the United States prior to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Speculation on the motive behind his stand; Accusations made by Leahy against Attorney General John Ashcroft; Sworn testimony of Assistant Attorney General Michael Chertoff before Leahy's Senate Judiciary Committee in November 2001.
ACCESSION #
5642272

 

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