Dubya ignores the 9-11 Commission

It's no secret that the Bush administration was dead set against the 9-11 commission from the get go. They were reluctant to providing any helpful info every step of the way. Bush fought against testifying and wouldn't even show up without Uncle Dick there to hold his hand. Then wouldn't even testify under oath preferring to just chat with the commission. Now that the 9-11 group wants to do a follow-up, they have no official standing, so Bush can tell them to take a hike.
Thomas H. Kean, the former Republican governor of New Jersey who led the bipartisan Sept. 11 commission, said he was surprised and disappointed that the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and several other executive branch agencies had failed to respond to requests made two months ago for updated information on the government's antiterrorism programs.

"It's very disappointing," Mr. Kean said of the administration's failure to cooperate with the group. "All we're trying to do is make the public safer."

Mr. Kean said there had been no response of any sort to interview requests for Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld; Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; Porter J. Goss, the C.I.A. director; Robert S. Mueller III, the F.B.I. director, and Andrew H. Card Jr., the White House chief of staff, among others.
I can see them now. Holding their hands over their ears while saying "La la la la la la la I can't hear you!"

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