|Democratic members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence are in a quandary about how to respond after Chairman Pat RobertsPat RobertsSenate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules GOP debates going big on tax reform Memo to the LGBT community: Donald Trump is not your enemy MORE (R-Kan.) defeated their proposals to change the panel’s rules and investigate the treatment of intelligence detainees.|
Roberts’s uncompromising management of the meeting stunned Democratic lawmakers at a closed-door meeting before the congressional recess. They had obliged Roberts to schedule the meeting by sending him a letter signed by seven members, two more than committee rules require to force the chairman’s hand.
Roberts heavy-handed on Intel, Dems charge
By Alexander Bolton - 04/05/05 12:00 AM EDT