Yesterday, I posted on the FBI secretly reading detainees their ‘Miranda rights’ in Afghanistan. This morning, Stephen Hayes has more on the story in The Weekly Standard:
A Justice Department spokesman told the Weekly Standard Thursday that the department will not be answering any questions about the number of high-level detainees who have been Mirandized since Barack Obama took office five months ago.
“I can’t comment on how many people have been Mirandized in recent months or years, as that information might relate to ongoing investigations and prosecutions, but there has been no policy change — the FBI Mirandizes suspects overseas to preserve the quality of evidence and does so on a case-by-case basis, depending on the circumstances,” said Matthew Miller, Director of the Justice Department’s Office of Public Affairs.
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