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Majority Leader Steny Hoyer released the following statement in response to President Bush's commutation of Lewis “Scooter” Libby's prison sentence today: “It is very disappointing that the President has chosen to substitute his judgment for that of the trial judge … Continue reading

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Rules Committee Chairwoman Louise Slaughter released the following statement in response to President Bush's commutation of Lewis “Scooter” Libby's prison sentence today: “The President has claimed Mr. Libby’s sentence was excessive. But the only excessive actions taken were those of … Continue reading

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Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers released the following statement upon learning of President Bush’s decision to commute former White House official Scooter Libby’s prison sentence: “Until now, it appeared that the President merely turned a blind eye to a high … Continue reading

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As noted here yesterday, Chairman Henry Waxman of the Oversight Committee has written to Vice President Cheney regarding the fact that he exempted his office from the presidential order that establishes government-wide procedures for safeguarding classified national security information. The … Continue reading

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From the Oversight and Government Reform Committee: Vice President Exempts His Office from the Requirements for Protecting Classified Information Washington, D.C. — The Oversight Committee has learned that over the objections of the National Archives, Vice President Cheney exempted his … Continue reading

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The Oversight Committee has been investigating whether White House officials violated the Presidential Records Act by using e-mail accounts maintained by the Republican National Committee and the Bush Cheney '04 campaign for official White House communications. This interim staff report … Continue reading

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Today, Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers and Constitution Subcommittee Chairman Jerrold Nadler sent a letter to Vice President Dick Cheney, asking him to recuse himself from any involvement in issues related to the I. Scooter Libby criminal prosecution and potential … Continue reading

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From the Judiciary Committee: Conyers, Sánchez Call DoJ Official Monica Goodling for Interview (Washington, DC)- Today, House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and Subcommittee Chairwoman Linda Sánchez (D-CA) sent a letter to the Attorney General’s Special Counsel and White … Continue reading

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An announcement: House Judiciary Subcommittees Address Executive Branch Power Crime and Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittees hold hearings to investigate the use of Presidential Pardons and Executive Branch Accountability (Washington, DC)- The House Judiciary Committee announced that two subcommittees will … Continue reading

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As Speaker Pelosi has said, we all should take time to reflect on those who have made the greatest sacrifices – our troops and their families here at home. We salute them because of their courage and patriotism. American soldiers … Continue reading

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