Attorney General nominee Alberto Gonzales' confirmation hearing this week may become more contentious because the White House has refused to provide copies of his memos on the questioning of terror suspects. Sen. Richard Durbin of Illinois, the Senate's No. 2 Democrat, is among those planning to question Gonzales on his involvement in the crafting of policies concerning questioning -- policies that the Justice Department has backed away from.
Torture Memo Controversy Builds Prior to Gonzales Hearings
The Associated Press
January 4, 2005