Declaring an impasse in an executive privilege battle, congressional lawyers and Bush administration lawyers are scheduled to square off in federal court in less than two weeks over whether the judiciary should enforce House subpoenas for information about the forced resignations of nine U.S. attorneys in 2006. The House suit is the first case since Watergate involving a congressional demand for White House information that reached the litigation stage.
Clash nears over U.S. attorney firings
The National Law Journal
June 16, 2008
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