Fourth Branch?

Cheney Power Grab: Says White House Rules Don’t Apply to Him

Vice President Dick Cheney has asserted his office is not a part of the executive branch of the U.S. government, and therefore not bound by a presidential order governing the protection of classified information by government agencies, according to a new letter from Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., to Cheney.
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Cheney in charge

An executive order commands everyone in the executive branch to report on handling of classified material, but Dick Cheney has not done so since 2002. Keith Olbermann talks with Richard Wolffe of Newsweek. Click to view video

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