The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo52° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi73° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo50° Mostly Clear and Breezy then Mostly Clear

Memorial Day

Hi76° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo54° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi81° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo56° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi87° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo59° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi89° Mostly Sunny

Obama caught between CIA, senator over spying dispute

Send to Kindle
Print This

WASHINGTON — A bitter fight between Sen. Dianne Feinstein and CIA Director John Brennan has President Barack Obama caught between a powerful political ally and a trusted senior adviser, a bind likely to tighten as the dispute raises questions of executive power and touches on a key piece of the president’s legacy.

In the days since the California Democrat angrily accused the CIA of trying to thwart her investigation into its now-defunct interrogation and detention program, the White House has tried not to take sides publicly. Obama went out of his way say the case was under review at the Justice Department and that he would not “wade into” it.

View my options or Sign in