Katie Pavlich
News Editor, Townhall

Mar 06, 2013 02:01 PM EST

HolderDuring a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today on Capitol Hill, Texas Senator Ted Cruz heavily questioned Attorney General Eric Holder about the Department of Justice position on drones, enforcing the law and Operation Fast and Furious. As Guy documented extensively earlier, Holder has made it clear his DOJ can kill American citizens on U.S. soil  with drones in "extraordinary circumstances." Cruz repeatedly asked Holder if this stance was constitutional, to which Holder refused to give a clear yes or no answer. The word "constitutional" never came out of Holder's mouth.* (see update)

"I have to tell you I find it remarkable that in that hypothetical which is deliberately very simple you are unable to give a simple one word, one syllable answer: no," Cruz said. "You keep saying appropriate. My question isn't about propriety; my question is about whether something constitutional or not."   Read more>>>

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