The administration says Congress can not use the Justice Department to pursue contempt charges against White House officials when — as in the current case in which Congress is investigating the White House role in the firings of U.S. attorneys — the White House has invoked executive privilege. Diane and her guests talk about this claim and its political, legal, and Constitutional implications.

*The previously announced segment on the nation’s infrastructure has been postponed. Check back on this page for updates.


  • Lee Casey lawyer in private practice and former staff director of the Federal Legal Counsel in the Justice Department during the Reagan and first Bush administrations
  • 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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