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Sen. Dianne Feinstein's outspoken criticism of "CIA interference" in a congressional investigation is in sharp contrast to her defense of an intelligence-gathering community that some say tramples on civil liberties.
The top Republican on the Senate intelligence committee pushed back Wednesday against accusations that the CIA snooped through congressional computers, saying that the facts are still too murky to draw any firm conclusions and a special investigator may have to be enlisted to sort it all out.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein's outspoken criticism of "CIA interference" in a congressional investigation is in sharp contrast to her defense of an intelligence-gathering community that some say trample on civil liberties.
Ask CIA Director John O. Brennan "Who watches the watchers?" and his answer will be "Nobody." Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday applied a hot hand to the seat of the spy agency's pants after catching it snooping on the Senate.
Secret reports. Vanishing documents. Whispers of crime, intimidation and cover-up.
He declined to comment on remarks Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, made on the Senate floor Tuesday morning, saying that he hadn't yet watched her speech.
Text of Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein's statement on the Senate floor about her committee's investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in its detention and interrogation program, as provided by her office:
In a stunning public accusation Tuesday, the chairwoman of the Senate intelligence committee said the CIA snooped through congressional computers and is trying to intimidate Congress into backing off a report looking into charges of torture during terrorist-linked interrogations.
CIA Director John O. Brennan said Tuesday that the Russian military "absolutely" has the capability to invade eastern Ukraine and that only Russian President Vladimir Putin knows whether such an invasion will occur.