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  •  But they did ask Brennan (2+ / 0-)
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    and he responded there is no geographical limitation to killing with drones - implying that it is within their power to kill with drones on American soil.

    Rand Paul wanted the White House and DoJ to confirm or deny that is their policy as well.  They wouldn't respond until today.

    •  Not with respect to CIA, (0+ / 0-)

      by statute.  They also responded two days ago, but Rand Paul saw an opportunity to grandstand.  Today's response was pithier, but didn't actually differ from the previous letter - it just framed the question differently.

      Difficult, difficult, lemon difficult.

      by Loge on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 02:22:19 PM PST

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