Bush, Congress Struggle With Terror Issues

Posted on Friday, July 14 at 15:20 by jensonj
The deal with Senate Judiciary Chairman Arlen Specter, R-Pa., signaled the White House was trying to find a way to reach some closure on the debate over the program. "The president and Congress are coming together," White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said. Specter called the agreement, which faces a lengthy congressional battle, a balance between security and privacy. "The president does not have a blank check," he said Thursday. The administration also is working on a second front created by a June 29 Supreme Court decision that rebuked the administration's policies governing the detention and military tribunals of suspected extremists captured during the war on terror. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Article's URL: http://www.phillyburbs.com/pb-dyn/news/31-07142006-683585.html

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