Lindsey Graham: Bush Administration Saw Law As 'Nicety We Could Not Afford' (VIDEO)

06/13/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The Hill flags this interesting line from Senator Lindsey Graham about the way the Bush administration viewed the rule of law. During a hearing on the interrogation of detainees, Graham said that the Bush administration did not commit any crimes, but that they "saw the law as a nicety we could not afford."

Graham also questioned the validity of the hearing itself, speculating that it was a political stunt.


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