Mukasey says no pardons necessary

The NYT’s Eric Lichtblau reports on Mukasey’s remarks to journalists yesterday:

Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey said Wednesday that he saw no need for President Bush to issue blanket pardons of officials involved in some of the administration’s most controversial counterterrorism policies.

Mr. Mukasey told reporters that there was “absolutely no evidence” that anyone involved in developing the policies “did so for any reason other than to protect the security in the country and in the belief that he or she was doing something lawful.”

Here’s the rest:

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/04/us/04justice.html?ref=us

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