August 24, 2009: Justice to probe alleged CIA abuse (Politico)

  • “I share the president’s conviction that as a nation, we must, to the extent possible, look forward, and not backward, when it comes to issues such as these. While this department will follow its obligation to take this preliminary step to examine possible violations of law, we will not allow our important work of keeping the American people safe to be sidetracked,” Holder insisted.