Commentary and information about public safety and security, intelligence and counterintelligence, open government and secrecy, and other issues in northern Idaho and eastern Washington.

Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States

Raised in Palouse, WA. Graduated from Washington State University. US Army (Counterintelligence). US Secret Service (Technical Security Division) in Fantasyland-on-the-Potomac and Los Angeles. Now living in north Idaho.

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Executive Office of President Testimony Before Congress

The tie-in between the Executive Office of the President (EOP) and the recent firing of eight United States Attorneys has once again raised the possibility that Congress may try to subpoena presidential advisers and compel them to give testimony under oath on the firings.

This would be a contentious issue. To better understand it, read Presidential Advisers' Testimony Before Congressional Committees: An Overview. This 32-page document was prepared for Congress by the Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, and updated April 14, 2004.