Friday, May 8, 2009

Pelosi changes her story on waterboarding briefing

House Speaker Nanci Pelosi has changed her story on receiving a waterbaording briefing from the CIA. Speaker Pelosi conceded in a statement released Friday, she was told they would be used. According to Fox News:
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted Friday that she was briefed only once about the "enhanced" interrogation techniques being used on terrorism suspects and that she was assured by lawyers with the CIA and the Department of Justice that the methods were legal.

Pelosi issued a statement after CIA records released this week showed that Pelosi was briefed in September 2002 on the interrogation methods. The briefings memo appeared to contradict the speaker's claims that she was never told that waterboarding or other enhanced interrogation methods were being used.

"We were not -- I repeat -- were not told that waterboarding or any of these other enhanced interrogation methods were used," Pelosi said on April 23.

The emphasis seems to be on "were used," even though she conceded in a statement released Friday that she was told they would be used.

Watch as she stammers and stutters through a contrived story about the briefing she received.

Keep trying Nanci. You will be able to get the full truth out soon.


Steel Phoenix said...

Being a politician means mastering not telling the truth without lying. Nancy is only moderately good at it.

My favorite has always been Donald Rumsfeld. I enjoyed listening to almost every press conference he ever gave even though I mostly disagreed with what he was doing. The man was a master. said...

No doubt that the Botox has gotten to her brain.