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Obama: Discolsure from Me, Disclosure From All

Talking Points Memo is taking a hard and close look at Obama's comments this morning and are focusing on this passage (emphasis added):

Going forward, anytime the American people want to know something that I or a former President wants to withhold, we will have to consult with the Attorney General and the White House Counsel, whose business it is to ensure compliance with the rule of law. Information will not be withheld just because I say so. It will be withheld because a separate authority believes my request is well grounded in the Constitution.

The question is whether Obama can hold now FORMER President Bush to that standard? It'll be fun to watch and see.

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