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September 21, 2011

Grassley/Issa Letter: These Leaked Audiotapes Hurt Our Efforts To Secure Testimony From Witnesses

I was wondering why those tapes had been released. They were sort of interesting but not especially probative.

Who leaked them, and why?

We don't know the "why" but we do know the "who."

In a letter released on Wednesday to Acting Justice Department Inspector General Cynthia Schnedar, they expressed deep concern over her decision to turn over to U.S. prosecutors in Arizona audio recordings obtained during her investigation.

Representative Darrell Issa, head of the House Oversight Committee, and Charles Grassley, the senior Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Schnedar apparently did not consider the significant harm caused by giving the recordings to those under investigation.

They criticized the move as potentially obstructing the congressional probe into the operation because potential witnesses may have colluded about what to tell investigators.

via @williamamos, over Twitter.


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