Greenwald: Obama Fights for Bush-style Executive Secrecy

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Bush changed the constitutional meaning of Congressional 'advice and consent'. Concerning torture and domestic spying, he briefed 8 Congressional leaders off-the-record and sworn to secrecy. He then claimed a 'bipartisan consensus' for his abuses. Congress wants to end this practice and reassert meaningful oversight. Obama is threatening a veto.

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