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Politics / Brennan Confirmation / Drones / Paul Filibuster #1045516

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 07, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The Senate confirmation of John Brennan as director of the CIA noted.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The reaction to Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster aimed at getting a guarantee that drones will not be used to target citizens on US soil featured; details given about the increase in drone strikes overseas under Brennan’s service as counterterrorism advisor; scenes shown of Paul eating candy while speaking. [PAUL – says no president from no party gets to be judge, jury and executioner.] [February 7, BRENNAN – asserts it is a last resort.] [Senator John McCAIN – says Americans are not in danger from their government.] [In interview, PAUL – explains his position on drones.] The letter to Paul from Attorney General Eric Holder noted.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy
Duration:
00:02:40

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