WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration bowed to demands from Republicans blocking a vote on the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA on Thursday, stating there are limits to a president’s ability to order drone strikes on US soil against suspected terrorists who are American citizens.
White House clarifies rules on drone usage against US citizens
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