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BREAKING: DOJ Asks White House to Assert Executive Privilege Over All Fast and Furious Documents

Uncarved Block Wrote: Jun 20, 2012 12:24 PM
Is it? Does it matter? Does it affect F&F? Holder's lack of response before congress? Executive Privlidge in this case implying that the President knew of and approved an operation that cost American lives and the ensuing cover up? How does "Bush did X" in these situations make what the current administration is doing less wrong? If you feel President Bush should be tried for crimes, persue it, but saying the previous administration did something I feel was wrong so that makes the current administration's wrong doing okay is a false argument and lazy. If you can defend what the DOJ and the Executive branch are doing using logic and reason, please do.

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UPDATE VII: Romney campaign responds:

“President Obama’s pledge to run the most open and transparent administration in history has turned out to be just another broken promise,” she said in a statement to BuzzFeed.

 

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UPDATE V: White House defends executive privilege decision:

A White House spokesman said Mr. Obama “has gone longer without asserting the privilege...