Judge: CIA Officials Misled Me; Unseals Secret Files

08/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A federal district judge ruled Monday that the CIA repeatedly misled him in asserting that state secrets were involved in a 15-year-old lawsuit involving allegedly illegal wiretapping.

U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth also ordered former CIA director George Tenet and five other CIA officials to explain their actions or face potential sanctions.

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