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Executive privilege, a flashpoint since George Washington, now roils Russia investigation

There’s no mention of executive privilege in the Constitution. Nor was it discussed at the Constitutional Convention, when delegates gathered in Philadelphia in 1787 to draft the country’s bedrock governing principles. But executive privilege — the president’s right to keep some communications...

Oh my, Omarosa: Secret taping in the White House?

Executive privilege? The post Oh my, Omarosa: Secret taping in the White House? appeared first on Hot Air.

Can Steve Bannon claim executive privilege? Absolutely not

Steve Bannon appeared this week before the House Intelligence Committee but refused to answer numerous questions, claiming executive privilege. Can he do that? The lawyer’s answer is no. This administration will find no more refuge in claims of executive privilege than the Nixon administration...

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and lawmakers haggled Thursday over what former chief strategist Steve Bannon and other top aides to President Donald Trump can tell Congress as it investigates possible connections with Russia. Lawmakers...Show More Summary

Trump made the call to have Bannon keep quiet in Russia testimony

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

A source said the "executive privilege" argument amounts to Trump poking "Congress in the eye."

The Latest: WH 'executive privilege' claims rankle some

2 days agoNews : Trending Now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia (all times local):

President Trump’s Use of Executive Privilege Has Been Likened to a ‘Gag Order’

The White House's contention: Pretty much everything is off limits until the president says it's not

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. The contention espoused by top White House officials?...Show More Summary

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle. The contention espoused by … Click to Continue »

‘He’ll be in contempt either way’: Former Watergate prosecutor explains why Bannon will be forced to talk

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Ousted White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s claims of executive privilege run counter to judicial rulings in the Watergate scandal that forced President Richard Nixon from office, MSNBC’s “All In” explained Wednesday. “The whole understanding of executive...

Kelly insists Bannon did not exert executive privilege at Trump’s request amid reports ‘all shots were called by the White House’

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

White House chief of staff John Kelly told Fox News personality Bret Baier that Steve Bannon was not instructed to assert executive privilege. “Did the White House tell him to invoke executive privilege,” Baier asked. “No. Steve has had very, very little contact with the White...

Questions and answers about executive privilege

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidents since George Washington have resisted congressional requests for documents and the testimony of administration officials by asserting a power known as executive privilege. Executive privilege is the president's...Show More Summary

Steve Bannon Will Tell All to Robert Mueller, Source Says

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Joshua Roberts/Reuters Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon broke some bad news to House investigators Tuesday, announcing that the White House had invoked executive privilege to keep him from answering many of their questions. Show More Summary

Steve Bannon Refused To Answer Congress's Questions In Russia Probe, Says Top Democrat

3 days agoNews : The Lookout

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon invoked executive privilege and refused to answer the House Intelligence Committee’s questions during a closed-door meeting on Tuesday, according to several media accounts.

Sources: Bannon Subpoena Aims To Protect Him From White House Pressure

On Morning Joe, Hallie Jackson discussed some new details about the Bannon subpoena this morning -- that, and the fact that the White House is making up new rules and calling it "executive privilege." "So this was a discussion that the...Show More Summary

Bannon Refuses to Testify About Trump, Citing ‘Novel’ Definition of Executive Privilege

Even after the House Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena, Bannon wouldn’t answer any questions about Trump’s presidency, or the transition.

Bannon Will Tell All to Mueller

“Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon broke some bad news to House investigators on Tuesday, announcing that the White House has invoked executive privilege to keep him from answering many of their questions,” the Daily Beast reports. “But executive [...]

Loretta Lynch Refuses to Answer Congress' Questions About Bill Clinton Tarmac Meeting

Taking the Fifth? I don't know what other possible legal reason should could give for invoking a right to not answer -- there is no executive privilege running to an ex- president. Former President Obama?s Attorney General Loretta Lynch met...

The nation's 'top lawyer' has no idea how executive privilege works

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't want to answer a lot of questions during his Wednesday testimony and he used a claim of "executive privilege" to dodge many of the toughest ones. Why did Trump fire Comey? Sorry. “Until such time...Show More Summary

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