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The General Accounting Office is suing the White House for documents related to conversations between Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy task force and top executives from energy companies, including the failed Enron Corp. A panel talks about the legal and political issues this dispute is raising and how they’re likely to be resolved.
- Sharon Buccino senior attorney at the Natural Resources Defense Council
- George Terwilliger deputy attorney general under the former President George H.W. Bush
- Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group
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