WASHINGTON (AP) - Ohio congressman Dennis Kucinich has asked the
Defense Secretary Robert Gates for a visit with an Army private
suspected of giving classified material to WikiLeaks.
Kucinich, a Democrat who is a member of the House Committee on
Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter Friday to Gates
asking for a visit with Pfc. Bradley Manning.
Manning is being held in a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va.
Kucinich says he is concerned about reports of Manning's
treatment while in custody.
Manning's lawyer has filed a complaint with the Quantico commander about the conditions Manning is being