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  Issa challenges Obama’s executive privilege

Issa letter to Obama challenges executive privilege

  In a written letter to President Obama, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) challenges the president’s assertion of executive privilege over documents sought by the committee in the “Operation Fast and Furious” investigation.

Branches face off on Fast and Furious

  House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa discusses the battle between Congress and the White House over Justice Department documents.

Obama’s debut in exerting executive privilege

  President Clinton when in office invoked executive a total of 14 time. For President George W. Bush, six times. But when President Obama for the first time used executive privilege, it led to a contempt vote from Congress of a top member of his administration. New York University professor Kenji Yos

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  Should some government secrets be kept undisclosed?

University of Connecticut professor Jelani Cobb joins the conversation of transparency under the Obama administration, a source of contention in recent weeks over the role of transparency and executive privilege in a democracy.

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