Progressives Challenging Obama’s Drone Strike Legality

“Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) is leading a small group of House Democrats in calling on President Barack Obama to release information regarding the Administration’s use of drone strikes.

In a letter sent Monday, Lee said a leaked Department of Justice memo showed an “increasing devolution of accountability, transparency, and Constitutional protections in U.S. counterterrorism operations.” The 16-page memo provided an outline of the Obama’s administration legal justification of targeted drone strikes against U.S. citizens.”*

It takes a lot to challenge a president of your own party, but a group of progressive representatives are calling Obama out, demanding legal justification for deadly drone strikes. Cenk Uygur explains who the constitutional heroes are, and what they’re doing for transparency. 

Read more from Raw Story: House Democrats Demand Obama Release ‘full legal basis’ for Drone Strikes

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