Senate panel gets classified drone document from Obama
February 7th, 2013
12:38 PM ET
2 years ago

Senate panel gets classified drone document from Obama

Washington (CNN) - The Senate Intelligence Committee received a classified document on Thursday that seeks to justify the administration's policy of targeting Americans overseas via drone attacks, a congressional aide told CNN.

The document was demanded by lawmakers, mainly Democrats concerned about secrecy in national security decisionmaking, ahead of a hearing later in the day on the nomination of John Brennan to become the next CIA director.

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