Monthly Archives: August 2008
I have a new story on Huffington Post this morning about the Bush administration’s assertion of executive privilege to prevent Karl Rove and others from testifying about the firing of U.S. attorneys. An excerpt below: The Justice Department filed papers … Continue reading
Hillary Rodham Clinton is not going to be the vice presidential nominee. (The only glimmer of possibility that that could ever be the case is because this blog just said it wasn’t.) So why is the NYT devoting so many … Continue reading
Marty Lederman and Emptwheel on Judge Bates’ executive privilege decision. Serious muckraking from Half Moon Bay: HALF MOON BAY — A developer who hopes to build 129 upscale homes in Half Moon Bay has been contributing $20,000 a month to … Continue reading
From my buddy Sam Stein: Singer, songwriter, liberal activist and now John McCain scourge Jackson Browne filed a lawsuit today against the presumptive GOP nominee and the Republican Party for failing to obtain a license to use one of his … Continue reading
Late last week, a Federal District Court Judge had scathing words for the Bush administration for claiming executive privilege for refusing to allow former senior White House aides to testify before Congress about the firings of nine U.S. attorneys. Judge … Continue reading
Special prosecutor a possibility as U.S. attorney and DOJ politicization probes reach into the White House?
I have two new stories on the Huffington Post– one this evening and one from yesterday– about the various investigations being conducted within the Department of Justice of the firings of nine U.S. attorneys and the politicization of the Department. … Continue reading