The New York Times reports that lawmakers from both parties question the commitment of the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to stopping the online exploitation of children. The lawmakers also questioned the failure of the agencies to provide major witnesses for a Congressional investigation. During hearings of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, House members voiced their protest, and the tenor of the proceedings indicated that a showdown may be imminent. Representative Joe L. Barton of Texas, speaking to William W. Mercer, a United States attorney for Montana, said: "You folks seem bound and determined...
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