Saturday, May 05, 2007

Committee Seeks Niger Documents and Testimony and Instructs State Department Not to Impede Probe

[Friday] Chairman Waxman sent a letter to Secretary of State Rice informing the Secretary that the legislative affairs officials in the Department should not hinder the Committee's inquiry into why Secretary Rice and President Bush cited forged evidence to build a case for war against Iraq; advising the Secretary that the Committee will depose a nuclear weapons analyst at the State Department; and requesting relevant documents. Letters were also sent to the CIA, the White House, and the Department of Defense requesting relevant documents.

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