President Bush's former political director says she intends to follow his directive and not answer questions about her role in the adminstration's firing of federal prosecutors -- unless a court directs her to defy her former boss.
As the batlle between the White House and Congress intensifies over the firings of federal prosecutors, President Bush has now employed a new weapon. On Monday, he invoked executive privilege in refusing to allow two former aides to testify.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales received reports detailing legal or procedural violations by FBI agents in the months before he told senators that no such abuses had occurred, The Washington post reported Tuesday. In April 2005,
President Bush directed former aides to defy congressional subpoenas, claiming executive privilege and prodding lawmakers closer to their first contempt citations against administration officials. It was the second time Bush had cited executive privi
Using the Freedom of Information Act to get information from the government is like waiting for ketchup to flow from a new bottle. Both often take longer than they are supposed to.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said he opposes impeachment for either President Bush or Vice President Cheney. Although he has been distressed by the "loose ethical standards, the secrecy and incompetence" of a "variety
Six weeks after announcing her departure from the peace movement, Cindy Sheehan said Sunday that she plans to run against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unless she introduces articles of impeachment against President Bush in the next two weeks.
US President George W. Bush's efforts to maintain Republican support for the war in Iraq was dealt another major blow yesterday when Sen. Pete Domenici, a GOP stalwart, split with the White House and called for the withdrawal of American troops.
George Mason(1725-1792), the father of the Bill of Rights(1791-2002), argued at the Constitutional Convention in favor of providing the House of Representatives the power of impeachment by pointing out that the Presdident might use his pardoning powe
The White House pushed back against congressional investigations of the administration, saying lawmakers should spend more time passing laws to solve domestic problems.
President George W. Bush's Iraq war policy continued to hemorrhage support in the U.S. Senate as another senior Republican called for a new strategy that would start to bring troops home. A day after Bush appealed to Americans
A picture provided by Multi-National Corps-Iraq of Iranian explosives seized in Iraq. There are good reasons to look twice at it. Not least that the picture's C-4 block looks uncannily like the standard US-military issue M-112 Demolition Charge.
President George W. Bush is giving an obscure White House office new powers this month over regulations affecting health, worker safety and the environment. Executive Order 13422, which is to take effect July 24, requires federal officials to show t
President Bush has called on Americans to show more patience, more courage and more sacrifice in the Iraq war as the United States celebrates the Independence Day holiday.
It's funny how, now that we're so attunded to BushCo's Friday news dumps, something reported on Friday attracts more notice than something reported on Thursday. On Friday, we learned that Rachel Brand, one of the last remaining DOJ cliqu
Government money is still trickling through the pipeline for recovery with the first post-Katrina community development grants. But with the long wait for cash, private foundations, wealthy individuals, and philanthropies have stepped in, playing a b
Democratic and Republican appropriators are accusing President Bush of urging Congress to pack spending bills with pet projects despite his high-profile crackdown on earmarks this year. A House Appropriations Committee report accompany legislation
[Keeps indictments for war crimes at bey.] World powers named Tony Blair as their Middle East peace envoy on Wednesday, handing the outgoing British prime minister a daunting new challenge on a day Israeli forces killed 12 Palestinians in the Gaza St
In depth look at Vice President Dick Cheney in the Whitehouse.
Sen. Richard Lugar publicly broke rank with President Bush this week. Washington - Support for President Bush's policy in Iraq is fraying within his own party, probably sooner than he expected.
The Senate Judiciary Committee subpoenaed the White House and Vice President Dick Cheney's office Wednesday for documents relating to President Bush's controlversial eavesdropping program that operated warrant-free for five years.
The Bush adminstration has begun exploring ways of offering Congress a compromise deal on Iraq policy to avert bruising battles in coming months, US officials said. With public support of the war dropping, President Bush has authorized an internal p
Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice maintained a firm line Sunday against efforts to soften conditions for Iran to enter talks over its disputed nuclear program, dismissing as "chatter" discussions among US allies about a new approach.
Just days after Iranian and Syrian-backed Hamas fighters imposed full control over the Gaza Strip, US Presidential George W. Bush promised his Israeli counterpart a 10-year military aid hike to help it handle new regional threats.
Vice president has shaped his times as no other has before. Cheney's proposal had become a military order from the commander in chief. Foreign terrorism suspects held by the United States were stripped of access to any court -- civilian or milita
A federal judge who used to authorize wiretaps in terrorism and espionage cases criticized yesterday President Bush's decision to order warrantless surveillance after the 9/11 attacks. "We have to understand you can fight the war [on terror
In the weeks leading up to the huge pro-immigrant rallies in the spring of 2006, rumors swirled that authorities were rounding up illegal immigrants across the country. Fear of being caught and deported kept many illegal immigrants, and some legal on
The White House said Friday that, like Vice President Cheney's office, President Bush's office is exempt from a presidential order requiring government agencies that handle classified national security information to submit to oversight by an