Alberto Gonzales

Obama Takes Bush Secrecy on Wiretaps and Doubles Down

Government opts for secrecy in wiretap suit Bob Egelko San Francisco Chronicle Staff Writer Tuesday, April 7, 2009 (04-06) 15:26 PDT SAN FRANCISCO — The Obama administration is again invoking government secrecy in defending the Bush administration’s wiretapping program, this time against a lawsuit by AT&T customers who claim federal agents illegally intercepted their phone […]


Judge Rules White House Aides Can Be Subpoenaed

The NEW YORK TIMES August 1, 2008 By DAVID STOUT WASHINGTON — President Bush’s top advisers must honor subpoenas issued by Congress, a federal judge ruled on Thursday in a case that involves the firings of several United States attorneys but has much wider constitutional implications for all three branches of government. “The executive’s current […]