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Bush Official Suggests Cheney Torture Cover-Up

First Posted: 06/06/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:20 PM ET

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Mother Jones:

On April 21, Philip Zelikow, who was counselor to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice during the Bush administration, revealed on Foreign Policy's "Shadow Government" blog that he wrote a memo in 2005 disputing the conclusions of Bush Justice Department lawyers that torture was legal. The existence of such a memo was a surprise. But Zelikow also disclosed that the "White House attempted to collect and destroy all copies of my memo."

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