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Former Justice official: Cheney opposed promotion

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posted on Jun, 8 2007 @ 01:32 AM
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Former Justice official: Cheney opposed promotion


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WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Vice President Dick Cheney opposed a promotion for a deputy involved in a heated dispute with the White House over the legality of a controversial domestic surveillance program, former Deputy Attorney General James Comey told senators.

Responding to written questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey implicated Cheney's office in thwarting the appointment of Patrick Philbin as deputy solicitor general in the wake of the dispute over the National Security Agency surveillance program.
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[edit on 8-6-2007 by UM_Gazz]




posted on Jun, 8 2007 @ 01:32 AM
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This kind of makes his denial of leaking the Valerie Plame identification because of her husbands protest of Pre-war intel seem a little questionable to say the least. Does this really surprise anyone?



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