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Alberto Gonzales discourages CIA criminal probe

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Former U.S. Attorney General and future Texas Tech professor Alberto Gonzales is discouraging a possible CIA criminal probe.

Gonzales says a criminal investigation into whether CIA interrogations after 9/11 crossed legal lines could have a chilling effect on U.S. anti-terrorism efforts.

Gonzales stated a Justice Department investigation could discourage CIA operatives from "engaging in conduct that even comes close" to department guidelines.

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