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Reyes: Bachmann used retracted statement to attack Democrats.

In a Star Tribune op-ed, House Intelligence Committee chairman Sylvestre Reyes (D-TX) took issue with a March 14 op-ed by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) that attacked House Democrats for not passing the Senate version of Protect America Act. As Reyes noted, in order to make her argument, Bachmann referenced a quote from a Bush administration official that had since been retracted:

Reyes said that he “find[s] it troubling that” Bachmann “chose to use a subsequently retracted statement in lobbying on a matter of such importance.”

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