Vice President Exempts His Office from the Requirements for Protecting Classified InformationYeah, who needs those pesky vice-presidential records?
The Oversight Committee has learned that over the objections of the National Archives, Vice President Cheney exempted his office from the presidential order that establishes government-wide procedures for safeguarding classified national security information. The Vice President asserts that his office is not an “entity within the executive branch.”
Thursday, June 21, 2007
You lookin' at me?
From Rep. Henry Waxman's site (you know, the chairman of the House committee on oversight and government reform, part of that whole "checks and balances" nonsense)