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May 18, 2009

Pelosi in public dispute with CIA over interrogation

WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) – The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday got into a public dispute with the CIA over what she knew about harsh interrogation techniques in 2002 in the latest twist in a Washington political firestorm.

I logged into your news site to find information concerning Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and the CIA controversy.

It is not every day that an elected member of our Congress calls the entire deparment of the Central Intelligence Agency liars. You don’t even have it covered as a subject… Anywhere. Are you serious? Do you not consider it newsworthy?

I have always thought of you as a balanced organization, but if you are not writing about it because you were TOLD not to….

Mr. Y.

It’s interesting that you would rather think we were “told” not to write about this, instead of the far more obvious explanation that we simply we not the first ones with the story.

We beat our competition with a lot of breaking news, but it would be unsportsmanlike to do it with every story. Indeed, our first version moved online within minutes of your query, and we updated it several times that day with fresh information: GBU Editor

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, leaves 10 Downing Street after meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown, in London May 12, 2009. REUTERS/Stephen Hird

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