what happened when Clinton asked for EP

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    President Is Denied Executive Privilege
    By Peter Baker and Susan Schmidt
    Washington Post Staff Writers
    Wednesday, May 6, 1998; Page A01

    A federal judge has ruled that President Clinton cannot use the power of his office to block prosecutors from questioning his senior aides, rejecting Clinton's assertion of executive privilege in the Monica S. Lewinsky investigation, lawyers familiar with the decision said yesterday.

    In a ruling issued under court seal Monday, Chief U.S. District Judge Norma Holloway Johnson concluded that independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr's need to collect evidence in his obstruction of justice probe outweighs Clinton's interest in preserving the confidentiality of White House discussions, the lawyers said.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv...tarr050698.htm
     
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    That time:

    http://www6.lexisnexis.com/publishe...4&topicId=100007214&docId=l:638491154&start=6

     
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    I will bet the frivilous judicial activist Bushies will take it to the supreme court.
     
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    So they were right when Clinton was rebuffed but Bush can hide why Tillmans death was falsely used for propaganda?
     

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