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House of Representatives report: "Reining in the Imperial Presidency: Lessons and Recommendations Relating to the Presidency of George W. Bush"

Author: John Conyers Jr.
Published January 13, 2009

This report was released on January 13, 2009 by the House Committee on the Judiciary, led by Chairman John Conyers, Jr.

The executive summary states that the report "was drafted to itemize and document
the various abuses that occurred during the Bush Administration relating to the Committee’s
review and jurisdiction, and to develop a comprehensive set of recommendations to prevent the
recurrence of these or similar abuses in the future."


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