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Bush / Domestic Spying #814432

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 21, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The busy day in politics, including Judge James Robertson’s resignation from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which issues warrants for terrorist wiretaps, to protest President Bush’s decision to continue his domestic spying program, reviewed.

(White House: John Roberts) The continuing flap over the spying program updated; statements from Representative Jane Harman† & Deputy Director of National Intelligence Mike Hayden†† quoted. [Attorney General Alberto GONZALES†- says Bush has the authority to engage in signals intelligence.] [Representative Peter HOEKSTRA†- criticizes the disclosure of the program.] Bush’s criticism of Democrats for obstructing the Patriot Act noted. [BUSH – says this obstruction is inexcusable.] The anger of Robertson & other federal judges discussed.

Schieffer, Bob;
Roberts, John

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