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|He suggested that both the administrations program of eavesdropping without warrants and its use of enhanced interrogation techniques for terrorism suspects, including waterboarding, might be acceptable under the Constitution even if they went beyond what the law technically allowed. Mr. Mukasey said the presidents authority as commander in chief might allow him to supersede laws written by Congress.|
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