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-- on the White House to come clean about the use of drones overseas lawmakers will know exactly.
How the administration justifies the targeting killings of Americans.
Suspected of having ties to terrorism.
And our chief intelligence correspondent Catherine -- -- that live in Washington where's the opposition coming from months -- Well -- the opposition the questioning of the Obama administration's policy and whether it is consistent with the constitution.
This in today's opening statements from a house hearing earlier this week on the expanded use of drones.
The American people deserve to know and understand the legal basis under which the Obama administration believes it can kill US citizens and under what circumstances.
It is not clear.
That congress intended to sanction.
Legal force against a loosely defined enemy.
In an indefinite.
Borders or discernible ending.
On the senate side Democrats Ron Wyden and Mark Udall pushing the Obama administration to release all the legal memos.
The justify the targeted killing of Americans and on the Republican side.
The threat to block the president's pick to run the CIA -- -- the Obama White House answers a basic question.
They should say.
Absolutely no we will not kill Americans in America without an accusation.
-- trial and a jury.
And I'm not talking about people engaged in lethal force I'm talking about people sitting at a cafe having coffee.
That's what's -- people like this are being killed around the world we should not do this and America.
And that is just the political peace bill -- what are the questions on the military intelligence.
What are they -- -- -- -- there's broad agreement that the drones are fundamental piece of the American counterterrorism strategy because it successfully killed senior leaders.
Within al-Qaeda -- the Pakistan.
Afghanistan and Yemen.
But the expanded use of -- to American citizens overseas were deemed al-Qaeda leaders.
An imminent threat to the US when they're not necessarily part of an ongoing plot one analyst says has led to soul searching among the military.
They think about the constitution much more seriously than a lot of other people because they take an oath to uphold.
So there's there's a lot of debate inside the military right now but wait a second should be even really be going after Americans like this no matter how bad they are.
-- comes down to this basic concept of due process and weathered the commander in chief in this case President Obama can really function.
And be consistent when the constitution when he is judge jury and executioner for an American overseas I know you'll stay on it thank you Katherine Katherine --
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