Thursday, September 14, 2006

Powell: "The World Is Beginning To Doubt The Moral Basis Of Our Fight Against Terrorism"...

WASHINGTON - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell parting company with President Bush came out against harsh interrogations of terror suspects even as the president lobbied personally for it on Capitol Hill Thursday.

"I will resist any bill that does not enable this program to go forward with legal clarity," Bush told reporters back at the White House after his meeting with lawmakers."

White House spokesman Tony Snow, asked if Powell was confused about the White House's goals, said "Yes." Later, Snow said he probably shouldn't have used the word "confused."

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