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Obama Executive Privilege

Michael McAuliff

Obama Rebuffs Democrats On Drone-Kill Memos

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama rebuffed senators from his own party Tuesday when they sought greater transparency on drone strikes, arguing that...

Issa Challenging Bold Obama Claim

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials and House Republican staff members Tuesday failed to resolve a document dispute that could lead to a...

Rick Perry Slams Obama For 'Nixonian' Action

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry lashed out at Obama's use of executive privilege on Sunday, comparing the president's actions to those of Richard Nixon duri...

Looking Back At The History Of Presidential Executive Privilege

AP | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama asserted executive privilege for the first time Wednesday. He applied the presidential power to withhold documents a House comm...

Joe The Plumber Evokes Clinton Affair In Holder Slam

Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Samuel Wurzelbacher, more commonly known as Joe the Plumber, weighed in on the Fast and Furious controversy on Wednesday, criticizing Attorney General...

John Rudolf

Obama Goes 'Nuclear' On Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama, invoking executive privilege for the first time on Wednesday, blocked a House Republican subpoena of Justice Dep...

Fast And Furious Controversy Sparks Outpouring Of Political Reaction

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama pulled a surprising move Wednesday morning when he asserted executive privilege for the first time in response to requests made...

Issa's Committee Takes Serious Action Against Holder

Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

The House Government Oversight and Reform Committee has voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress by a 23-17 vote. Speaker...

Attorney General Eric Holder Has Been 'Stopped and Frisked'

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Attempting to argue that AG Holder somehow withheld information with regards to the Fast and Furious case, Rep. Darrell Issa has engaged in a political witch hunt that proves only one thing: the hypocrisy of GOP members for personal and Party benefit.

Executive Privilege Exerted By Obama Ahead Of Holder Contempt Vote

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

By PETE YOST, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- In a mounting confrontation with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama invoked executive p...

Sam Stein

Obama Asserts Rare Authority In Fast And Furious Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama has asserted executive privilege in response to requests made by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the Committee on Ove...