Author of "torture memos" discusses presidential power

John Yoo
Former Department of Justice official John Yoo testifies before the House Judiciary committee during a hearing on the administration's interrogation policy on June 26, 2008 in Washington, D.C.
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Former Bush Administration Justice Department lawyer John Yoo spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California about presidential power in times of national crisis. Yoo is best known as one of the authors of the "torture memos," which provided the basis for enhanced interrogation of enemy combatants.