August 24th, 2009
04:00 PM ET
11 years ago

White House issues statement on CIA interrogation probe

The White House has issued the following statement Monday:

Statement from the Press Secretary on the Department of Justice Inquiry

The President has said repeatedly that he wants to look forward, not back, and the President agrees with the Attorney General that those who acted in good faith and within the scope of legal guidance should not be prosecuted. Ultimately, determinations about whether someone broke the law are made independently by the Attorney General.

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Filed under: CIA • Justice Department • Obama administration
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