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Ashcroft contradicts Gonzales wiretapping testimony.

By Amanda Terkel  

"Ashcroft contradicts Gonzales wiretapping testimony."


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In sworn testimony to Congress in 2006, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said that there had “not been any serious disagreement” over President Bush’s warrantless wiretapping program. But today, former Attorney General John Ashcroft — who almost resigned in protest over the program — told a House panel that in reality, the administration was “sharply divided over the legality of President Bush’s most controversial eavesdropping policies.”

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