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Ashcroft to Appear Before Judiciary Committee

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft is set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee next week as the full panel continues its examination of the Bush administration’s interrogation practices.

Former Assistant Attorney General and Solicitor General Walter Dellinger and the Brookings Institution’s Ben Wittes are also scheduled to testify Thursday.

The hearing, titled “From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules” marks the fifth Judiciary Committee session on the subject.

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