Noel Francisco

former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel

Guest

Partner with the Washington, DC law firm of Jones Day; former Associate Counsel to President Bush (2003-2005) and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel (2001-2003)

Noel Francisco on KCRW

Some Republicans in Congress, along with former Vice President Cheney and his daughter Liz, are  attacking President Obama  for being soft on terrorism.

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Republicans are up in arms because Attorney General Eric Holder wants Khalid Sheikh Mohammed  tried in a civilian court . Will the White House move the case to a military tribunal?

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