Domestic eavesdropper to head CIA.
Hayden's nomination provoked opposition from legislators on both sides of the aisle. Senator Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) has promised to interrogate Hayden about the eavesdropping program. Concerns have also been expressed by Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), and House Intelligence Chairman Peter Hoekstra (R-Mich.). The nomination is flatly opposed by House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.), who said through a spokesman that he "believes a military figure should not be the head of a civilian agency."
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|Title Annotation:||Central Intelligence Agency taps Michael Hayden|
|Publication:||The New American|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||May 29, 2006|
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