HUFFINGTON POST
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fmr Bush Lawyer: "I Could Not Find Legal Support" For Parts Of Spying Program

A former top lawyer for the Bush administration on Tuesday said that parts of the President Bush's much-criticized eavesdropping program were illegal.

There were aspects of the Terrorist Surveillance Program "that I could not find the legal support for," Jack Goldsmith, the former head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel, told the Senate Judiciary Committee.