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Reid Proposes Further Declass of Senate Intel Report

Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), the Senate Minority Leader, proposed an amendment that would require the declassification of certain classified portions of a Senate Intelligence Committee report regarding pre-war intelligence on Iraq.

Sen. Ron Wyden and Sen. Carl Levin charged last week that portions of the controversial report had been withheld from public disclosure in order to evade accountability or to conceal “highly offensive” information unrelated to national security.

See the text of Sen. Reid’s proposed amendment to the pending maritime security bill here.

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