Despite everything that you have already heard about President Obama's noted reluctance to investigate and prosecute alleged "crimes" regarding torture techniques after Septemember 11th by the Bush administration, Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. is considering doing exactly that.
Newsweek Magazine is reporting that Dick Cheney may find himself in the crosshairs of Holder's Department of Justice.
"...Holder, 58, may be on the verge of asserting his independence in a profound way. Four knowledgeable sources tell NEWSWEEK that he is now leaning toward appointing a prosecutor to investigate the Bush administration's brutal interrogation practices, something the president has been reluctant to do. While no final decision has been made, an announcement could come in a matter of weeks, say these sources, who decline to be identified discussing a sensitive law-enforcement matter. Such a decision would roil the country, would likely plunge Washington into a new round of partisan warfare, and could even imperil Obama's domestic priorities, including health care and energy reform. Holder knows all this, and he has been wrestling with the question for months. "I hope that whatever decision I make would not have a negative impact on the president's agenda," he says. "But that can't be a part of my decision."
This appears to be part of a coordinated attack on former Vice-President Dick Cheney by the Democrats who are pandering to their left-wing base.
Even California Senator Dianne Feinstein is playing this ugly game.
**Mr. Cheney's daughter Liz Cheney, who also worked in the adminstraton, will be responding to these developments at 7:15 EDT Monday morning on our syndicated show America's Morning News.
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