The White House has tortured themselves with this explanation.
The Bush administration has responded to a Republican senator’s request for information about Alberto Gonzales’s conflicting testimony on a secret surveillance program but not by a 12 p.m. Tuesday deadline, CNN reported.
Sen. Arlen Specter, the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee, still is waiting for a requested response from Gonzales himself, which had yet to be delivered Tuesday night, he told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer in an interview Tuesday afternoon.
The letter Specter received from Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell seeks to clarify earlier testimony from Gonzales in which he said there was not “serious disagreement” among administration officials over a classified National Security Agency surveillance program. (more…)