Obama Statement on Releasing CIA Torture Memos

by Benjamin Domenech on 9:23 pm April 16, 2009

The big news is that at any moment now, the world should know the contents of the once-secret memos that governed President Bush’s harsh interrogation program. The smaller news is that President Obama is further embracing his invocation of “states secrets” to attempt to derail lawsuits over the potentially illegal acts of the Bush Administration. According to a just-released statement from the President:

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