I think it's a bad idea, but here we go again. Either a presidential nominee is worthy of approval by Congress, or they are not. They are either qualified to serve, or they are not. Bartering documents on Benghazi for Hagel, or documents on the drone program for Brennan is a bad idea, and yet here we are.
freshman Kentucky Republican has said he will hold up the nomination
until he gets more information about the U.S. drone execution program,
which has become a major sore point for many lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
“I will speak today until the president responds and says, ‘No, we won’t kill Americans in cafes. No, we won’t kill you at home at night,’” Mr. Paul said.
Just hours earlier, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. testified to a Senate committee that he believed it would be illegal for the government to kill an American who did not pose an imminent threat to security.
But he could not rule out the use of drones on American soil altogether, saying only that he doubted it would happen because it’s easier to capture people here. (continue reading at Washington Times)