Gov. George W. Bush will oppose any attempt by the five trial lawyers in the tobacco case to depose him in the fee dispute that he tried to intervene in last year, a spokeswoman for Bush said Thursday.

“We don’t believe the trial lawyers have a legal right to take the governor’s deposition in this case,” says spokeswoman Linda Edwards. “And we would view any such attempt as harassment.”

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