In answers to pre-hearing questions released Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee, Brennan said no further legislation was necessary to conduct operations against al-Qaida wherever it's operating.
"There is nothing in international law that bans the use of remotely piloted aircraft for this purpose or that prohibits us from using lethal force against our enemies outside of an active battlefield, at least when the country involved consents or is unable or unwilling to take action against the threat," Brennan said at the time.....snip~
Jay Carney said this morning.
“The President takes these issues very seriously, and he believes that the conversation about this is valid and that the questions about it are legitimate. And that’s why he has been leading this process internally to — as has John Brennan, by the way — to provide public information as much as possible, mindful of the fact that we are talking about here very sensitive matters, and that these kinds of things — they’re classification — information is classified for very legitimate reasons that go right to our national security interest.....snip~
Now it was Obama that stated he wanted the American People to know as much as possible. Yet, all Obama did was open the door for the Memo and Brennan's Hearing for Confirmation. Then Obama immediately cut off any flow of information again citing EP and National Security allowing the Memo but sending no other info with it.
Wyden already complained as well as others saying their staff never received any other information. What caught my attention was Wyden asking Brennan to look into the matter. When one.....he hasn't been confirmed yet. Two.....how would Brennan be able to go around Obama in the first place.
Sure Obama agree questions are legitimate and valid. He just agrees that they should now not be discussed publicly.