This should improve the Senate’s popularity!
WASHINGTON (Reuters) –faced new pressure on Thursday to explain the legal basis for his warrantless domestic spying program when a Senate panel authorized subpoenas to obtain administration documents.
About time too. Even three Republicans voted in favor: Orrin Hatch (?! is he up for election?), Specter, and uh, one other.
As for that 14%, seems Congress isn’t the only thing Americans are mad about right now:
Poll: Americans Have Almost No Confidence in Congress
A new Gallup poll shows that Americans have a record low level of confidence in Congress as an institution — only 14% said they had a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence. By contrast, 18% trust big business, 19% trust organized labor, 33% trust the public schools, 46% trust organized religion, and 54% trust the police.