Posted by Becky
And they wonder why the majority of Americans don't trust 'em. Because you know, there's nothing untoward about this behavior. Nothing at all.
White House Asserts Executive Privilege
By TERENCE HUNT, AP White House Correspondent
Bush's attorney told Congress the White House would not turn over subpoenaed documents for former presidential counsel Harriet Miers and former political director Sara Taylor.
In reaction, Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy accused the administration of shifting "into Nixonian stonewalling" and revealing "disdain for our system of checks and balances."
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