Before Senate Vote
|MSNBC: "How many miles have been built
so far and where are we on that whole project?"
Chertoff: "We're on course to building, or having
about 150 miles of fence by the end of this September."
|Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- August 27
Meserve (CNN)...Chertoff and his department are keeping mum about
whether he is a possible pick for attorney general.
Chertoff: Against all enemies, foreign and domestic.
Mersrve: After two-and-a-half years at the helm at Homeland,
some Democrats question whether Chertoff is the right person
for the Justice job.
Shumer: I wouldn't say yes. I wouldn't say no. It's an
open book. It's possible, but it's hardly a slam dunk.
Meserve: [....] Civil liberties groups criticize his role
in crafting the administration's aggressive anti-terror policies.
But, on the other hand, Chertoff
won respect from members of Congress for his work this spring
on immigration reform, though the bill he championed went down