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Bush Denies Congress Testimony from Aides

President Bush said Monday that executive privilege allows him to stop Congress from forcing two former White House staffers to testify.

The House and Senate Judiciary committees want to take testimony from former political aide Sara Taylor and former White House Counsel Harriet Miers on the firings of U.S. attorneys.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.