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Cheney Accuses Top Dems Of Being Complicit In Illegal Spying

01/22/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Dick Cheney's interview yesterday with Fox's Chris Wallace was filled with significant claims, but certainly among the most significant was his detailed narration of how the administration, and Cheney personally, told numerous Democratic Congressional leaders -- repeatedly and in detail -- about the NSA warrantless eavesdropping program. And, according to Cheney, every one of those Democrats -- every last one -- not only urged its continuation, but insisted that it be kept secret:

WALLACE: Let's drill down into some of the specific measures that you pushed -- first of all, the warrantless surveillance on a massive scale, without telling the appropriate court, without seeking legislation from Congress.

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