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Prepared Remarks of Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey Before the House Judiciary Committee
Date:7/23/2008

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by the U.S. Department of Justice:

Chairman Conyers, Ranking Member Smith, and Members of the Committee. Thank you for the opportunity to testify today.

Since I appeared before this Committee almost six months ago, I have become even better acquainted with the talented and dedicated professionals at the Justice Department and with the work they do, and I have come to appreciate that much more deeply their service to our Nation.

I have now been Attorney General for slightly more than eight months. During that time, there have been moments of disagreement with Members of this Committee, as there always will be. There are policy initiatives that the Department supports that some of you vigorously oppose, and policy initiatives that some of you support that the Department opposes. There also are situations where the interests of the Executive Branch and the Legislature are in tension. This is not, as some people have suggested, evidence of a broken or flawed political system; it is part of the genius of the design of our Constitution, which embodies a robust separation of powers. Although these tensions will never disappear, there are many areas of agreement where we can work together on behalf of our common clients, the American people.

I would like to outline briefly two areas I will focus on during the six months remaining in this Administration.

First, with the first post-2001 transition looming, we must take every step to ensure that custody and responsibility for our Nation's security is transferred smoothly to a new set of caretakers. That means putting national security measures on a sound institutional footing so that the next Attorney General and the new Administration have in place what they need to continue to assure the nation's safety.

Two weeks ago, Congress took a vital step in passing the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, bipartisan legi
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