Six decades of executive privilege

Most presidents have used executive privilege for reasons similar to President Obama's: to keep officials or documents from revealing sensitive information, often to Congress. Read related article.

Most presidents have used executive privilege for reasons similar to President Obama’s: to keep officials or documents from revealing sensitive information, often to Congress. A look at six decades of executive privilege.
Sources: Congressional Research Service, White House. The Washington Post. Published on June 20, 2012, 8:08 p.m.
 
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