as to executive privilege no President would want to simply give it up.<quoted text>
You know, ordinarily I don't subscribe to conspiracy theories. However, Obama's comments in his "apology" tour in Mexico tend to support Issa's contention. I would rather not think about a President of the United States agreeing to such a plan and being indirectly responsible for the death of an American border control agent and other murders to advance a political agenda. Given that, I'd like to know the compelling reason for invoking Executive Privilege. Being open and forthcoming would go a long way to quell this type of speculation from the Right. Seem the "most transparent" administration in history plays it pretty close to the vest when it comes to their own.
executive privilege is needed.
even if the President did waive all claims it would only allow his opponents to go after his advisers as well.
now any politician with an axe to grind like Issa would constantly demand all communications for the simple purpose of obstruction.
would Issa agree to make all of his communications open to the public?
any person could request all emails and phone records?
not a chance in hell.