Here’s what lawmakers say about FBI abuse/Patriot Act:

Read the whole article for yourself in the Washington Post…
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/09/AR2007030902356.html?nav=rss_print/asection

This goes above and beyond almost everything they’ve done already,” said Sen. Charles E. Schumer (N.Y.), who was among a host of Democrats promising investigative hearings. “It shows just how this administration has no respect for checks and balances.”

Sen. Arlen Specter (Pa.), the Judiciary Committee’s ranking Republican, told reporters that Congress may “impose statutory requirements and perhaps take away some of the authority which we’ve already given to the FBI, since they appear not to be able to know how to use it.”

Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.), who has been pressing for a review of national security letters since 2005, said the report “confirms the American people’s worst fears about the Patriot Act.”

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