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Judge to review Cheney interview in CIA leak case

Posted by on Jun. 18, 2009 at 10:24 PM
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WASHINGTON – A federal judgesaid Thursday that he wants to look at notes from the FBI's interview with former Vice President Dick Cheney during the investigation into who leaked the identity of a CIA operative.

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan's decision to review the documents followed arguments by Obama administration lawyers that sounded much like the reasons the Bush administration provided for keeping Cheney's interview from the public.

Justice Department lawyers told the judge that future presidents and vice presidents may not cooperate with criminal investigations if they know what they say could become available to their political opponents and late-night comics who would ridicule them.

So the possibility of them being the brunt of a joke will keep them from cooperating, how convenient?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090619/ap_on_go_ot/us_cheney_cia_leak;_ylt=ApdGjthS9ClBl4gwpxzZ

by on Jun. 18, 2009 at 10:24 PM
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stormcris
by Christy on Jun. 18, 2009 at 10:26 PM

eye rolling

tericared
by on Jun. 20, 2009 at 2:24 AM

I am surprised no one has an opinion on this. 

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