House Democrats demand answers from President Obama about domestic drone killing policy

House Democrats demand answers from President Obama about domestic drone killing policy

Several Democrats in the US House of Representatives sent a letter to the White House on Monday demanding answers about the administration’s domestic drone policy, writing that “vague legal boundaries” authorizing the deaths of Americans “appear to effectively vitiate due process of law without meaningful oversight or accountability.” While only a small group of lawmakers signed onto the letter — including Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA), John Conyers (D-MI), Keith Ellison (D-MN), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), Donna Edwards (D-MD), Mike Honda (D-CA), Rush Holt (D-NJ), and James McGovern (D-MA) — it’s a show of some bipartisan support for transparency in drone policy. The White House’s domestic drone policy gained national attention last… Continue reading…

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House Democrats demand answers from President Obama about domestic drone killing policy

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