Oct 3, 2007

Judge rules Bush can’t block presidential records.

Today, a federal judge invalidated part of a 2001 order by President Bush allowing former presidents to review executive documents before they can be released under open records laws.”
The AP reports

Source: Think Progress

Related Article: Executive Order 13233

Veiled Presidential records
Executive Order 13233 limits access to the records of former U.S. Presidents:
"...reflecting military, diplomatic, or national security secrets, Presidential communications, legal advice, legal work, or the deliberative processes of the President and the President's advisers, and to do so in a manner consistent with the Supreme Court's decisions in Nixon v. Administrator of General Services, 433 U.S. 425 (1977), and other cases..."

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