Leahy argued that he opposed that bill because it "stripped Americans of their right to seek accountability for the Bush administration's decision to illegally wiretap American citizens without a warrant."
Where is the accountability in squeezing companies that did what the government told them to do? Especially after Washington passed a law that granted them immunity last year?
With what is at stake, why would any U.S. senator want to give phone companies a reason not to cooperate with law enforcement?
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