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In 2007, Obama criticized Bush for hiding behind executive privilege

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Politics,Beltway Confidential,Charlie Spiering

There was a time when Obama was not a fan of the President invoking executive privilege for political reasons. The GOP shares a clip of then-Senator Obama in 2007 criticizing Bush for invoking executive privilege on CNN’s Larry King Live.

“There’s been a tendency on the part this administration to try to hide behind executive privilege every time there’s something a little shaky that’s taking place,” Obama said, referring to the Bush administration. “And I think that the administration would be better served by coming clean on this.”

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