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McCain Calls Spying Program Illegal

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Posted on Jan 23, 2006
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)
Fox News / via Think Progress

On Fox News Sunday, Jan. 22, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Bush’s warrantless domestic wiretapping program is illegal.

Think Progress: Today on Fox News Sunday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said Bush’s warrantless domestic wiretapping program is illegal.

WALLACE: But you do not believe that currently he has the legal authority to engage in these warrant-less wiretaps.

MCCAIN: You know, I don’t think so, but why not come to Congress? We can sort this all out. I don’t think—I know of no member of Congress, frankly, who, if the administration came and said here’s why we need this capability, that they wouldn’t get it. And so let’s have the hearings. | blog

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