Jun. 26th, 2007

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Dick Cheney claims the Vice President's office doesn't have to comply with a presidential order regulating federal agencies' handling of classified national security information because the vice president's office is not an "entity within the executive branch".

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/politics/la-na-cheney22jun22,1,7221944.story?coll=la-news-politics-national&track=crosspromo

When this news broke, I thought, zero out his funding. Well, it turns out democrats in Congress are going to do just that.

http://marketplace.publicradio.org/shows/2007/06/26/PM200706263.html

"The House takes up an appropriations bill tomorrow that includes $4.75 million in salaries and expenses for Vice President Cheney. A group of Democrats plans to fight this line item."

More news here:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,,-6737776,00.html

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