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Justice Dept: Gonzales Mishandled Classified Information Regarding Wiretapping

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Former Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales mishandled highly classified information relating to the National Security Agency's wiretapping program and the administration's prisoner interrogation program, an internal report concluded Tuesday.

The Justice Department inspector general, who investigated Mr. Gonzales's handling of the documents, said he kept classified material at his home and in an office safe in violation of security procedures. The inspector general referred the matter to the national security division of the Justice Department for possible criminal action, but officials there declined to prosecute Mr. Gonzales.

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