Posted on Friday 20 July 2007

Power tends to corrupt.
Absolute power corrupts absolutely.

                                              Lord Acton 


Broader Privilege Claimed In Firings
White House Says Hill Can’t Pursue Contempt Cases

Bush administration officials unveiled a bold new assertion of executive authority yesterday in the dispute over the firing of nine U.S. attorneys, saying that the Justice Department will never be allowed to pursue contempt charges initiated by Congress against White House officials once the president has invoked executive privilege.

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