February 5, 2006 - Posted at 3:15 p.m. CST
WASHINGTON (AP) _ A top Senate Republican says he's not
satisfied with the U-S attorney general's comments about the
domestic surveillance program.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Arlen Specter says explanations for
failing to obtain warrants have been ``unrealistic'' and a little
Alberto Gonzales has been called to testify at a Senate hearing
tomorrow, and Specter says he can expect some tough questioning.
Specter tells N-B-C's ``Meet the Press'' the Bush administration
might have violated a 1978 law calling for a secretive court to
first approve the monitoring in question.
The Pennsylvania Republican says he's considering requesting
administration documents explaining its legal justification for the
The administration has defended the policy, pointing to a 2001
congressional resolution authorizing force in the fight against