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(Studio: Shepard Smith) President Bush’s criticism of Congress for not acting in the war on terror and for holding up the confirmation of for attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey reported. [BUSH – asks whether we will listen to Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and his terrorist allies, whose intentions are as clear as Lenin and Hitler; says a national security team is vital.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY – questions Mukasey’s judgment.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith; White House: Bret Baier) Bush’s strategy to get Congress to back down, the prospects for Mukasey, who refuses to classify waterboarding as torture, and the Democrats’ response to Bush’s criticism discussed; Senator Harry Reid and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi quoted.
- Smith, Shepard;
- Baier, Bret
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