Sunday, March 12, 2006

Feingold To Introduce Resolution To Censure President Bush Monday

Excerpt from 3/12/06 ABC's "This Week":

STEPHANOPOULOS: Tomorrow in the Senate you'll introduce a resolution to censure George W. Bush. Let me show it to our viewers. It says, ?Resolved: that the United States Senate does hereby censure George W. Bush, President of the United States, and does condemn his unlawful authorization of wiretaps of Americans.? That is a big step. Why are you taking it now?

FEINGOLD: It's an unusual step. It's a big step, but what the President did by consciously and intentionally violating the constitutional laws of this country with this illegal wiretapping has to be answered. There can be debate about whether the law should be changed. There can be debate about how best to fight terrorism. We all believe that there should be wiretapping in appropriate cases. But the idea that the President can just make up a law in violation of his oath of office has to be answered.
Read more and watch the video here.

Photo credit: In this photo provided by ABC News, Sen. Russell Feingold, D-Wis., appears for an interview with George Stephanopolous on ABC's "This Week," in Washington, Sunday, March 12, 2006. (AP Photo/ABC News, Linda Spillers)

See also:

ABC News: Feingold Wants Bush Censured for Spying

RESOLUTION Relating To The Censure Of President Bush

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