It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush's former spokesman, Scott McClellan, will testify before a US House of Representatives' committee next week about whether Vice President Dick Cheney ordered him to make misleading public statements about the leaking of CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity.
Originally posted by TheRepublic
....but that will never happen so i suppose this will have to do.
Bush spokeswoman Dana Perino, however, said Friday that the White House says it could invoke executive privilege and prevent McClellan from testifying before the committee, but it has not decided whether to do so. Video Watch the White House slam McClellan's book »
"The law would allow for that," Perino said, "but by saying that I am not suggesting that's what would happen or not.
"We don't have a formal request yet," she said. "It's not a decision we would make prior to getting a formal request."
But Wexler said that any White House claims of executive privilege would be invalid because McClellan had put much of the information in the public domain with book and multiple television appearances.
Congressman wants McClellan to testify under oath
Originally posted by yankeerose
McCellan stated on Olberman that all he knows is already in his book