‘Gaps and Discrepancies’
In a letter obtained by NEWSWEEK, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence committee questions the ‘candor and accuracy’ of Maj. Gen. Geoffrey Miller’s testimony about Iraqi prisoner abuse
may be heating up in the prison abuse scandal for Maj. Gen. Geoffrey
Miller, the former Guantanamo Bay commander who is now in charge of
detainees in Iraq. In a harshly worded letter, the senior Democrat on
the House Intelligence committee questioned the “candor and accuracy”
of Millerâ€™s responses in a classified briefing to the committee last
May 21 letter to Miller from Rep. Jane Harman, the ranking minority
member on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence,
chastises the general for “gaps and discrepancies in your presentation”
and for selectively withholding information.
is a firmly centrist Democrat who moves cautiously and prides herself
on hugging the middle and in having Republican allies. This is an
unusual move for her to make.