|Democratic members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence are in a quandary about how to respond after Chairman Pat RobertsPat RobertsDems mock House GOP over lack of women in healthcare meeting Perdue vows to be chief salesman for US agriculture abroad GOP senator apologizes for mammogram joke MORE (R-Kan.) defeated their proposals to change the panel’s rules and investigate the treatment of intelligence detainees.|
Roberts’s uncompromising management of the meeting stunned Democratic lawmakers at a closed-door meeting before the congressional recess. They had obliged Roberts to schedule the meeting by sending him a letter signed by seven members, two more than committee rules require to force the chairman’s hand.
Roberts heavy-handed on Intel, Dems charge
By Alexander Bolton - 04/05/05 12:00 AM EDT