Condi says No official of Iraq above the law; in the USA there is No Law

Rep. Henry Waxman, chairman of the House oversight committee, said Thursday that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has issued an order requiring his approval of any corruption investigations of himself or senior ministry officials.

Waxman, D-Calif., said the order essentially grants immunity to al-Maliki and his ministry at a time when fraud and abuse is rampant and hurting reconstruction efforts.

“These are not unfounded allegations,” Waxman said. “This is Nouri al-Maliki’s edict that no one will be referred to court unless he approves it.”

In testimony before the panel, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said she was not aware of the specific order, but that the U.S. would oppose any policy shielding senior officials from criminal prosecution or investigation.

It would not be the intention of the United States of America that any official of Iraq … would be immune from investigations of corruption,” she said. If the prime minister were to demand immunity from corruption charges, “that would not be an acceptable policy from the view of the United States.

How can she have the gall to make such statements when the United States government is torturing people all over the world in violation of international and domestic law. Violating the United States Contitution and the administration is blocking all attempts at investigating impeachable offenses commited by the Bush administration and his cronies. Rice is a despicable human being along with the rest of the administration, how can this piece of garbage sleep at night?

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