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Key Documents

Saturday, September 13, 2008 10:37 PM

The following are key documents related to the Bush administration's implementation and defense of the National Security Agency's warrantless domestic surveillance program.

FBI Director Mueller's Activity Log

Activities of Director Robert S. Mueller III, as requested by the House Judiciary Committee during its investigation of the Bush administration's domestic surveillance program, March 10, 2004.

James B. Comey's Draft Resignation

Resignation letter drafted by former Deputy Attorney General James B. Comey after a dispute with the White House over reauthorization of warrantless domestic surveillance, March 16, 2004.

Intelligence Under the Law

Speech given by former deputy attorney general James B. Comey, before the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Maryland, on May 20, 2005.

Alberto R. Gonzales's Wiretap Letter

Former Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales's letter to Sen. Bill Frist regarding the legal basis for the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program, Jan. 19, 2006.

Congressional Review of NSA Surveillance

Review of presidential authority to conduct warrantless electronic surveillance to gather foreign intelligence information, as prepared by Congressional Research Service, Jan. 5, 2006.

Senate Questionnaire, James B. Comey

Former Deputy Attorney General James B. Comey's written responses to questions by Sen. Patrick Leahy, May 22, 2007.

Vice Presidential Letter, Domestic Surveillance

Letter from Vice President Dick Cheney's legal counsel in response to subpoena issued by the Committee on the Judiciary regarding domestic surveillance program, Aug. 20, 2007.

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