Swear them inWe don't need to go through all that, fellas. Let me explain it to you in a few crisp words:
Roanoke Times editorial
This politically weakened president shouldn't be pushing a political fight. Yet, a pugnacious President Bush vowed Tuesday to claim executive privilege in court if Congress insists on hearing sworn testimony from White House aides on the controversial firings of eight federal prosecutors.
The aides should testify under oath, and enlighten the country as to why the Justice Department, working closely with the White House, targeted these particular U.S. attorneys. (link)
That Justice Department that you found to be working closely with the White House IS PART OF "THE WHITE HOUSE."
Moving on ...