Report: Bush Exceeded Power by Withholding Cheney Comments

October 15, 2008

The president’s decision to withhold the interview transcript from the committee in July “was legally unprecedented and an inappropriate use of executive privilege,” the report said.

The committee is investigating what role Cheney may have had in the leak of Plame’s work in 2003. Her husband, former ambassador Joseph Wilson, had questioned evidence used to justify the U.S. invasion of Iraq.  >>>>>