READ: Letter From Eric Holder to Sen. Rand Paul in Response to Filibuster on Drones
Below is the text of the letter sent by Attorney General Eric Holder to Sen. Rand Paul in response to questions raised during his 13-hour filibuster in the nation's capitol on Wednesday.
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The Attorney General
Washington, D.C. March 7, 2013
The Honorable Rand Paul United States Senate Washington, DC 20510
Dear Senator Paul:
It has come to my attention that you have now asked an additional question: "Does the President have the authority to use a weaponized drone to kill an American not engaged in combat on American soil?" The answer to that question is no.
Eric H. Holder, Jr.