Congressman Kucinich has recently written a letter to Christopher Shays, Chairman of House Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations requesting that he hold hearings on the recent House Intelligence Committee report that the IAEA called "outrageous and dishonest."|
The latest report implicating DNI passivity or complicity in embellishing the danger of the Iranian nuclear program should be aggressively investigated by our Subcommittee immediately. We cannot and must not permit this Administration to build a case for war against Iran on falsehoods and pretext. We have seen similar patterns with the twisting of intelligence to create a war against Iraq and we must not let this happen again.
It is not as if Christopher Shays hasn't been busy with the people's business...
The House last week unanimously approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Christopher Shays, R-4, aimed at protecting pets during natural disasters and other emergencies. The bill, which already passed the Senate, is headed for the president's signature....Shays called it one of the most enjoyable legislative battles of his career.
As important as this legislative action is, our troops are dying everyday in Iraq, Innocent Iraqi citizens are suffering and dying by the hundreds, and our rogue government is threatening to do more of the same in Iran. The least our congressmen can do at this point is attempt to stop this atrocity from happening again. It is time that we demand that Chairman Christopher Shays do his job as Dennis Kucinich says "These are precisely the sort of questions this Subcommittee is designed to pursue." Shays is in the midst of a tough reelection so it is possible in the effort to save himself he might do the right thing.
Write, call, fax, email or visit and Demand Chairman Shays hold hearings into the faulty intellegence report on Iran...
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