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October 14, 2011

WHITE HOUSE REFUSES TO TURN OVER SOLYNDRA DOCUMENTS

Earlier, they were subpeonaed.

Now, a source says they will withhold some documents, which I take to mean all the important documents.

Check out the editorializing by CNN in the first three words here, insisting that there's nothing at all amiss.

Consistent with precedent, the president's legal counsel is refusing to hand over all internal White House communications related to the energy firm, including President Obama's Blackberry messages, arguing that the president needs to protect open counsel from advisers and staff.

In part, the letter obtained by CNN says the request "implicates longstanding and significant institutional Executive Branch confidentiality interests. Encroaching upon these important interests is not necessary, however, because the agency documents the Committee has requested, which include communications with the White House, should satisfy the Committee's stated objective - to 'understand the involvement of the White House in the review of the Solyndra loan guarantee and the Administration's support of this guarantee.'"

"Consistent with precedent."


Pictured: Precedent


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