Friday, June 22, 2012

Drug Enforcement Agency oversight hearing 2012/06/20

The DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart was "grilled" in a session before the House Judiciary Committe on  June 20th. Subjects of the 90 minute session included Daniel Chong who was locked in a holding cell in the DEA San Diego office and then forgotten without food or water for 4 days, the DEA's involvement in the Columbian prostituton scandal, and these two clips that piqued my interest:

Based on the rest of the questions put and her answers, it appears that she is simply stalling for time to avoid the questions, instead of actually not knowing what the answers are..


Read more about Daniel Chong:
http://www.sunjournal.com/news/nation/2012/05/03/dea-forgets-student-left-cell-4-days/1190360


You view see the entire session here:
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/306685-1