Saturday, July 14, 2007

White House Continues Tillman Cover-up

Panel Demands Records on Tillman's Death
By Scott Lindlaw
The Huffington Post
"SAN FRANCISCO — Two influential lawmakers investigating how and when the Bush administration learned the circumstances of Pat Tillman's friendly-fire death and how those details were disclosed accused the White House and Pentagon on Friday of withholding key documents and renewed their demand for the material.

The White House and Defense Department have turned over nearly 10,000 pages of papers _ mostly press clippings _ but the White House cited "executive branch confidentiality interests" in refusing to provide other documents.

House Oversight Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Tom Davis, R-Va., the committee's top-ranking Republican, said Friday the documents were inadequate. They insisted that the Defense Department turn over the additional material by July 25 and asked that the White House do likewise...."
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1 comment:

Alfred said...

Perhaps it is time for Waxman and Leahy and the others to stop playing the game with Bush, Cheney, etal, who are merely stalling whatever issues they disagree with and letting time run out on their terms or on the ephemeral memories of the legislature and the citizenry.
We're easily bored and run from one distration to the next while things we do not like and disagree with, even vehemently, go on as though there were no impediments.
This might as well be a monarchy.