President Obama suggests door open for prosecution of torture policy makers
President Obama said today that torture memos released last week reveal a loss of moral bearings. He defended his decision to not seek prosecution for CIA officers who conducted “enhanced interrogations” within the guidelines they were given. However, he suggested that he is open to a different position for those who crafted those guidelines:
Obama called for a further accounting of events and added that he remains concerned about investigations interfering with national security operations.