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Comey also dramatically opposed the Bush administration's attempts — led by Vice President Dick Cheney and Cheney's counsel David Addington — to ... Bush's chief of staff Andrew Card and White House counsel Alberto Gonzales tried to get a weakened Ashcroft to overrule Comey's stand against the ...
... attorney general and lying hospitalized, not to sign the re-authorization of the Bush-Cheney domestic surveillance program secretly launched after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This was Comey's finest hour, and it required him to stand up to the vice-president and his warped legal adviser, David Addington.

Mr Comey's dismissal led to the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller to investigate allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential .... political and diplomatic advisers, including Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Mr David Addington, a top adviser to Vice-President Dick Cheney.
Libby worked for then-Vice President Dick Cheney, and was accused of revealing the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson to journalists, a felony. “The special counsel investigation into who leaked the name actually never charged anybody,” Swenson says. “But during that investigation, that was ...
Those officials included the White House counsel to President George W. Bush, Alberto Gonzales; his successor, Harriet Miers; Vice President Dick Cheney's chief of staff David Addington; Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte, CIA Director Porter Goss and CIA acting general counsel John ...
“The analysis is flawed—in fact, fatally flawed. No lawyer reading that could reasonably rely on it,” Comey said, his hand sweeping across the table dismissively. Cheney's counsel, the famously aggressive David Addington, standing in the back of the room, spoke up: “Well, I'm a lawyer,” he snapped, “and I ...

Don McManus will portray David Addington, former Chief of Staff to Dick Cheney, in Annapurna's Adam McKay-directed Cheney biopic, which stars Christian Bale and Amy Adams. It details the career of Dick Cheney, from Halliburton CEO to the most power Vice President in history. McKay is producing ...
That same day, Wray wrote a one-page letter to then Pentagon General Counsel William J. Haynes II entitled “Iraq detainees at Abu Ghraib prison. ... Civil Rights and Civil Liberties along side attorney David Addington, the former lawyer for Vice President Dick Cheney, that he distributed drafts of the memo ...
“The analysis is flawed—in fact, fatally flawed. No lawyer reading that could reasonably rely on it,” Comey said, his hand sweeping across the table dismissively. Cheney's counsel, the famously aggressive David Addington, standing in the back of the room, spoke up: “Well, I'm a lawyer,” he snapped, “and I ...
Comey knew that the White House chief of staff and the White House counsel would try to push the attorney general to renew the National Security ..... Cheney's counsel, the famously aggressive David Addington, standing in the back of the room, spoke up: “Well, I'm a lawyer,” he snapped, “and I did.”.
Wallner came to the Heritage Foundation last July, assuming a position that was formerly occupied by Vice President Dick Cheney's former legal counsel, David Addington. Many have criticized the production of policy papers since Wallner took control, charging that the quality of research has flagged.
When the district court judge overseeing the rendition lawsuit agreed to dismiss it, David Addington, the counsel to Vice President Dick Cheney, sent a congratulatory email to his former deputy, Courtney Simmons Elwood, who had since become a counselor to Mr. Gonzales. Ms. Elwood — who is now ...
Others include rare moments from inside the vice president's office, while a third set of photographs detail the role of David Addington, Cheney's top ... Cheney meets with Alberto Gonzales, former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card and I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the vice president's former chief of staff.
David Addington, whose name became synonymous with an expansive view of executive power during President George W. Bush's administration, is taking ... The foundation announced Thursday that Addington, 55, a former counsel and chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, will head up Heritage's ...
David Addington, the new chief of staff, a very accomplished lawyer, a very hard liner, is basically even more disdainful of the press than many of the people around ... Cheney's chief aide and counsel, David Addington, has advised his bosses that even if the intelligence committee votes to subpoena secret ...
Don McManus will portray David Addington, former Chief of Staff to Dick Cheney, in Annapurna's Adam McKay-directed Cheney biopic, which stars Christian Bale and Amy Adams. It details the career of Dick Cheney, from Halliburton CEO to the most power Vice President in history. McKay is producing ...
Appointing the lawyer who gave the CIA sign-off for its so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” that have since been officially denounced as torture ... “constant ... pressure” from then-White House Counsel Harriet Miers and Vice President Dick Cheney's Chief of Staff David Addington to produce the ...

“The analysis is flawed—in fact, fatally flawed. No lawyer reading that could reasonably rely on it,” Comey said, his hand sweeping across the table dismissively. Cheney's counsel, the famously aggressive David Addington, standing in the back of the room, spoke up: “Well, I'm a lawyer,” he snapped, “and I ...
Comey knew that the White House chief of staff and the White House counsel would try to push the attorney general to renew the National Security ..... Cheney's counsel, the famously aggressive David Addington, standing in the back of the room, spoke up: “Well, I'm a lawyer,” he snapped, “and I did.”.
... Judge Gorsuch but by David Addington, the counsel to Vice President Dick Cheney. Another controversy that broke out in December 2005 stemmed from the revelation that Mr. Bush had authorized the National Security Agency to wiretap Americans' international phone calls and emails without warrants, ...
When the district court judge overseeing the rendition lawsuit agreed to dismiss it, David Addington, the counsel to Vice President Dick Cheney, sent a congratulatory email to his former deputy, Courtney Simmons Elwood, who had since become a counselor to Mr. Gonzales. Ms. Elwood — who is now ...
From 2005 to 2009, Addington had served as the chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney. He wielded ... Richard L. Shiffrin, the Pentagon's former deputy counsel for intelligence, called Addington “an unopposable force.” In 2011 ... David Addington with Dick Cheney in the White House, 2008. National ...
David Addington Talks with Vice President Cheney in the West Wing Hallway. (The U.S. National Archives). On Friday, Colette Neirouz Hanna ... Cheney meets with Alberto Gonzales, former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card and I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the vice president's former chief of staff.
David Addington, whose name became synonymous with an expansive view of executive power during President George W. Bush's administration, is taking ... The foundation announced Thursday that Addington, 55, a former counsel and chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, will head up Heritage's ...
... Wray wrote a one-page letter to then Pentagon General Counsel ... David Addington, the former lawyer for Vice President Dick Cheney, that ...
Appointing the lawyer who gave the CIA sign-off for its so-called ... and head of the Office of Legal Counsel at the Justice Department from 2005 to 2009. ... President Dick Cheney's Chief of Staff David Addington to produce ...
Cheney's counsel, the famously aggressive David Addington, standing in the back of the room, spoke up: “Well, I'm a lawyer,” he snapped, “and ...
No lawyer reading that could reasonably rely on it,” Comey said, his hand ... Cheney's counsel, the famously aggressive David Addington, standing in the .... Louis Freeh had the same chief of staff for nearly his entire tenure, ...
... Foundation last July, assuming a position that was formerly occupied by Vice President Dick Cheney's former legal counsel, David Addington ...
When the district court judge overseeing the rendition lawsuit agreed to dismiss it, David Addington, the counsel to Vice President Dick Cheney, ...
From 2005 to 2009, Addington had served as the chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney. ... Richard L. Shiffrin, the Pentagon's former deputy counsel for ... David Addington with Dick Cheney in the White House, 2008.
... chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney] David Addington were ... the seal of the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) at the Justice Department, ...
The rule also drew the frustration of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). David Addington, the federation's Senior Vice President and General Counsel, wrote a letter to the Agriculture Secretary in February condemning the policy as ...
President Bush's claims of unilateral and unreviewable national security powers, advanced by administration lawyers, including Vice President Cheney's counsel, David Addington, and DOJ lawyer, John Yoo, lost in court, and his policies were ultimately ...
This philosophy, espoused by officials like John Yoo, David Addington, and Dick Cheney, was that of a powerful presidency unencumbered by Congress, international treaties, and other checks on executive power.
The Pentagon's top lawyer, the attorney general, and the Office of Legal Counsel all told the president they saw no way around the looming deadline under the War Powers Resolution (WPR), which requires the president to terminate U.S.
In photographs, rosy-cheeked, grey-bearded David Addington almost looks like Santa Claus. Don't be fooled: from the perspective of Christmas ... From 2005 to 2009, Addington had served as the chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney. He wielded so ...
In the years after the 9/11 terror attacks, Vice President Dick Cheney and his legal adviser David Addington dramatically expanded the powers of the presidency, asserting the unilateral right in wartime to ignore legal limits on things like torture and ...
... president, general counsel, and chief legal officer at the National Federation of Independent Business. He previously served as group vice president for research at The Heritage Foundation and was Vice President Dick Cheney's counsel and chief of ...
In attendance was a delegation from the Bush Justice Department that included Comey and Jack Goldsmith from the Office of Legal Counsel. Staring them down were top intelligence officials, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Cheney's Rottweiler attorney ...
But Cheney's chief of staff, Scooter Libby, was convicted on four counts of perjury and obstruction of justice. And to the shock troops .... Cheney's legal alchemist David Addington is now creating alternative realities at the Heritage Center ...
Previously he was its national director of county solutions and innovation. The National Federation of Independent Business hired David Addington as its new senior vice president, general counsel, and chief legal officer. Amy Lestition Burke, CAE, is ...
DEADLINE: This started with you optioning that book by Snowden's lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena. How did it ... In late-January 2013, the Russian lawyer essentially contacted me and asked if I wanted to meet him with my producer, Moritz Borman. I was in ...
If that kind of leniency in the national interest is available to Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, David Addington, and John Yoo, let's make it available to Edward Snowden.
Taking office in early 2001, George W. Bush asked Witt to continue at FEMA, but he declined, and Bush appointed his former chief of staff and campaign manager Joseph Allbaugh. With his lack of ..... Toward this end, the vice president's counsel, David ...
Among its graduates, Georgetown University churned out CIA Director George Tenet, who offered "slam dunk" deceptions to justify the invasion of Iraq, and Vice President Dick Cheney's torture-excusing lawyer David Addington, who graduated summa cum ...
Savage writes that the goal of Deitz and David Addington (Cheney's lawyer and consigliere) was to find "a legal interpretation that could justify" the program that "was not off the wall, even if it was not the most persuasive theory.
ADDINGTON TO NFIB: The National Federation of Independent Business hired David Addington as senior vice president, general counsel, and chief legal officer. He was group vice president for research at The Heritage Foundation. ... Gregg Rothschild ...
The National Federation of Independent Business announced on Monday that David Addington, former Vice President Dick Cheney's longtime legal adviser, will join the organization as senior vice president and general counsel on July 18. Addington will ...
He explains how Dick Cheney, with his legal counsel and Chief of Staff David Addington, helped produce a whole new culture of surveillance, one which changed its focus from exceptional examples of personal surveillance to surveillance of everyone.


 

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