Tag «FBI»

Sen. Joe Lieberman Supports Polygraphs for Congress

Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT), speaking on “Fox News Sunday,” expressed his support for polygraph “testing” of members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. The following is an excerpt from the program transcript: [TONY] SNOW [FOX NEWS]: First, there’s a proposal, or actually the FBI wants to submit some members of intelligence committees to polygraph …

“Lawmakers Split on Taking FBI Lie Tests”

Boston Globe staff writer Robert Schlesinger reports. Excerpt: WASHINGTON – The mystery of who leaked classified intelligence intercepted Sept. 10 to the media is splitting members of Congress into two camps: Those who are ready and willing to take a polygraph test and those who are not. At least five current or former members of …

“Congress, FBI Clash on Lie Test”

Chicago Sun-Times Washington Bureau chief Lynn Sweet reports. Excerpt: WASHINGTON–The FBI is trying to find out whether lawmakers on the House and Senate intelligence committees have been leaking classified information about the Sept. 11 attacks, even asking them if they would be willing to take lie detector tests. But some of the lawmakers are balking …

“FBI Leak Probe Irks Lawmakers: Many Spurn Polygraph Requests on Issue of NSA’s 9/11 Intercept

Washington Post staff writer Dana Priest reports in this front page article. Excerpt: FBI agents have questioned nearly all 37 members of the Senate and House intelligence committees and have asked many if they would be willing to submit to lie detector tests as part of a broad investigation into leaks of classified information related …

“Leak Probe: FBI Wants Polygraphs for Lawmakers”

The Associated Press reports in this article carried on the CNN.com website: WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the House and Senate intelligence committees have been asked by the FBI to take lie-detector tests as part of an investigation into the leak of documents related to the September 11 attacks, a law enforcement official said. …

“F.B.I. Inquiry on 9/11 Leak Upsets Lawmakers on Committees”

Christopher Marquis reports for the New York Times. This short article is cited here in full: WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 — The F.B.I. has interviewed dozens of members of the House and Senate intelligence committees and asked them to submit to lie detector tests as part of an effort to learn who leaked classified material to …

“FBI’s Sept. 11 Leak Probe Irks Senators”

John Bresnahan reports for Roll Call. Excerpt: FBI agents began fanning out on Capitol Hill in recent weeks, questioning Senators serving on the Intelligence Committee as part of an unprecedented effort to find out who leaked classified information from the Congressional probe of intelligence failures prior to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. FBI officials are …

Anthrax Probe “Person of Interest” Dr. Steven Hatfill Reportedly Failed Security Clearance Polygraph

In an article titled, “Who is Steven Hatfill” published on the American Prospect website, freelance writer Laura Rozen reports that Dr. Steven Hatfill, whose home the FBI recently searched in its ongoing anthrax investigation, allegedly lost his security clearance following a failed polygraph examination (although he reportedly passed an FBI polygraph interrogation regarding last year’s …