Leahy argues for ‘middle ground’ with truth commission

By David Edwards
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:41 EDT
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Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont wants his fellow Senators to consider creating a commission to investigate torture by Bush administration officials. Leahy argued that a truth commission represents “a middle ground” between doing nothing and prosecutions which could fail from not having enough evidence. “A failed attempt to prosecute for this misconduct might be the worst result of all,” explained Leahy.

This video is from C-SPAN 2, broadcast Feb. 25, 2009.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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