Larry King Better Than Feds at Interrogation: McConnell

Senate's top Republican blasts Obama on terror
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 4, 2010 8:16 PM CST

(Newser) – Perhaps a little too pumped up by his new 41-59 majority in the Senate, Republican leader Mitch McConnell lashed the Obama administration for allowing would-be Detroit bomber Umar Farouq Abdulmutallab to lawyer up.

“He was given a 50-minute interrogation, probably Larry King has interrogated people longer and better than that,” McConnell told Fox News today. “After which he was assigned a lawyer who told him to shut up. That is not the way to deal with someone in the war on terror.”
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