AG Holder Says No to Government Sanctioned US Cafe Killings

Source: Jake Date and Lee Ferran / ABC News

It is not okay for the federal government to launch a drone strike to kill Americans at cafés on U.S. soil. That, according to Attorney General Eric Holder, would be unconstitutional.

Holder made the determination in response to a hypothetical scenario posed by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Cruz was questioning Holder about a letter the Attorney General wrote earlier this week in which he said he believes it would be legal for the U.S. government to launch a drone strike against an American citizen on U.S. soil in certain “extraordinary circumstances.”

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