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astonamous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-06-05 09:47 PM
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6. Isn't the White House Counsel paid by our taxes?
Wasn't there question about this during the Clinton impeachment hearings? And didn't they decide that there was no attorney-client privilege? And if she does become a supreme then wouldn't she have to recuse herself and all documents would have to be made available.

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  -Wait! Did * appoint Miers so she couldn't testify against him? grasswire  Oct-06-05 09:37 PM   #0 
  - Interesting question, but I think attorney-client privilege shields him.  Bernardo de La Paz   Oct-06-05 09:39 PM   #1 
  - I do not believe that she is his "personal" lawyer, she is the  Dhalgren   Oct-06-05 09:44 PM   #4 
     - She used to be his personal lawyer. nt  greyl   Oct-06-05 09:51 PM   #7 
        - I am not saying that she wasn't, you may be absolutely right.  Dhalgren   Oct-07-05 07:23 AM   #12 
  - I'm thinking she can also claim attorney-client privilege  Lancer   Oct-06-05 09:39 PM   #2 
  - Not necessarily...  Jeff In Milwaukee   Oct-06-05 10:07 PM   #9 
  - Depends on what her job was when a given event takes place  Kagemusha   Oct-06-05 09:43 PM   #3 
  - Ooh, now that's a good one  willing dwarf   Oct-06-05 09:45 PM   #5 
  - Isn't the White House Counsel paid by our taxes?  astonamous   Oct-06-05 09:47 PM   #6 
  - If Meirs would have to recuse herself, then Bush wins with Roberts  DU me   Oct-06-05 10:04 PM   #8 
  - she did not serve as WH counsel until his second term...  grasswire   Oct-07-05 12:39 AM   #10 
  - One more reason to filibuster her Tex ass.  Ouabache   Oct-07-05 12:51 AM   #11 
  - Attorney-Client privilege already protects their communications.  1932   Oct-07-05 07:26 AM   #13 

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