Editorial: Energy and Privilege

Energy policy is stuck in a developing constitutional showdown between the US Congress and the administration of President George W. Bush. Congress, through the General Accounting Office (GAO), wants information about administration meetings with outsiders on energy. The administration won't comply.The dilemma is important legally, politically, and practically. Of the three, the political context has the greatest potential to influence events. Bush and Vice-Pres. Richard Cheney, however, have focused on the legal context, arguing that surrender of records sought for 9 months by congressional Democrats would weaken the Executive Branch. Cheney leads this defense of presidential preroga...

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