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Mukasey: no special prosecutor for CIA tapes.

By Amanda Terkel  

"Mukasey: no special prosecutor for CIA tapes."


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Attorney General Michael Mukasey today told reporters that “he doesn’t plan for a special prosecutor to investigate whether the CIA broke the law when it destroyed videotapes of terror interrogations, defying some in Congress who want an independent look” at the case. “Speaking tersely and in an even, low tone,” Mukasey refused to say “whether he has seen any evidence that destroying the interrogation tapes violated court orders or otherwise interfered with any case.”

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