28 June 2007

White House Asserts "Executive Privilege": OK, now there's BEEF

The White House, moving toward a constitutional showdown with Congress, asserted executive privilege today and rejected lawmakers' demands for documents that could shed light on the firings of federal prosecutors.

President 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.

Read more from Breitbart

Related: I just posted this like an hour ago... The Senate subpoenaed the White House and Vice President Dick Cheney's office yesterday, demanding documents and elevating the confrontation with President Bush over the administration's warrant-free eavesdropping on Americans. Oh, hang on, I think I hear a Rage Against The Machine song.

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