The twin revelations of the IRS targeting conservative political organizations and the Justice Department spying on reporters mean that it is time to air the dirty laundry of this administration’s intelligence and surveillance programs, and way past time for heads to roll in Washington.
Love it, like it or hate it, one thing is clear about the Obama administration: It is addicted to secrecy. First, Congress should open a bipartisan, joint and transparent House-Senate investigation of the domestic surveillance activities of the Obama administration. Second, Attorney General Eric Holder should be forced to testify under oath, with the potential criminal penalties. And then he should be fired. Finally, an investigation by Congress should include investigations into the covert activities of the administration abroad, too.
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