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July 20, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee warned the White House that chief of staff Joshua Bolten could face a contempt citation if he does not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the firings of U.S. attorneys. In a letter to White House counsel Fred F. Fielding, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) gave Bolten until Monday to announce whether he will comply.
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August 27, 2008 | From the Associated Press
A federal judge who ruled last month that top White House advisors must comply with congressional subpoenas refused to put that ruling on hold Tuesday while the Bush administration appeals. The House Judiciary Committee wants to force White House chief of staff Joshua Bolten and former White House counsel Harriet E. Miers to testify about the firing of federal prosecutors and the politicization of the Justice Department. The White House contends that top aides are immune from such subpoenas.
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NATIONAL
August 27, 2008 | From the Associated Press
A federal judge who ruled last month that top White House advisors must comply with congressional subpoenas refused to put that ruling on hold Tuesday while the Bush administration appeals. The House Judiciary Committee wants to force White House chief of staff Joshua Bolten and former White House counsel Harriet E. Miers to testify about the firing of federal prosecutors and the politicization of the Justice Department. The White House contends that top aides are immune from such subpoenas.
NATIONAL
July 20, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee warned the White House that chief of staff Joshua Bolten could face a contempt citation if he does not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the firings of U.S. attorneys. In a letter to White House counsel Fred F. Fielding, Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) gave Bolten until Monday to announce whether he will comply.
NATIONAL
June 27, 2003 | From Associated Press
The Senate confirmed Josh Bolten as budget director Thursday, an approval that came ahead of the annual spending battle between the White House and Congress. Bolten was confirmed without debate by the full Senate after the Governmental Affairs Committee approved him on a voice vote earlier in the day. He had drawn bipartisan praise from the panel's members. Bolten, 48, has been Bush's deputy chief of staff for policy.
NATIONAL
May 23, 2003 | Edwin Chen, Times Staff Writer
President Bush on Thursday nominated a trusted White House aide, Josh Bolten, to be his budget director -- moving to fill a key post with a domestic policy expert who has broad experience in law, finance and politics. If confirmed by the Senate, Bolten will step down as Bush's deputy chief of staff. His title belied his far-flung responsibilities, which have ranged from homeland security matters to trade. He also acted as a gatekeeper to the Oval Office, helping decide who visits with Bush.
NATIONAL
April 18, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
President Bush's new chief of staff said it was time to "refresh and reenergize the team" and told senior White House aides who might be thinking about quitting this year to go ahead and leave now. Joshua B. Bolten laid down his directive at his first meeting with top presidential aides. Bolten replaced Andrew H. Card Jr., Bush's staff chief for the first five years of his presidency.
NATIONAL
August 8, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
White House chief of staff Joshua B. Bolten and former White House counsel Harriet E. Miers asked a federal judge to delay an order to cooperate with Congress while they appeal the ruling. The court filings indicate that Bolten and Miers will continue to resist subpoenas from the House Judiciary Committee as the Bush administration heads into its final months. Lawmakers are seeking testimony and documents related to the controversial firings of nine U.S. attorneys in 2006.
BUSINESS
March 30, 1991 | From Reuters
The Bush Adminstration on Friday cited China and Japan as among 37 nations with major barriers to U.S. goods, contributing to the $101-billion U.S. trade deficit last year. It said in its annual report on Foreign Trade Barriers that China's economic turn inward resulted in a 17% drop in imports from the United States last year. At the same time, U.S. imports from China rose 27%.
OPINION
March 30, 2006
Re "Bush Deals Card Out as Chief of Staff," March 29 The Republicans were calling for a shake-up of administration staff. Now, with the resignation of Andrew H. Card Jr. and the installment of Budget Director Joshua B. Bolten as the new chief of staff, they are all patting each other on the back. From here, however, it seems that President Bush merely moved the players around the board. How can someone who has been advising Bush since at least 2000 actually be considered a fresh face or infusion of new ideas?
NATIONAL
June 27, 2003 | From Associated Press
The Senate confirmed Josh Bolten as budget director Thursday, an approval that came ahead of the annual spending battle between the White House and Congress. Bolten was confirmed without debate by the full Senate after the Governmental Affairs Committee approved him on a voice vote earlier in the day. He had drawn bipartisan praise from the panel's members. Bolten, 48, has been Bush's deputy chief of staff for policy.
NATIONAL
May 23, 2003 | Edwin Chen, Times Staff Writer
President Bush on Thursday nominated a trusted White House aide, Josh Bolten, to be his budget director -- moving to fill a key post with a domestic policy expert who has broad experience in law, finance and politics. If confirmed by the Senate, Bolten will step down as Bush's deputy chief of staff. His title belied his far-flung responsibilities, which have ranged from homeland security matters to trade. He also acted as a gatekeeper to the Oval Office, helping decide who visits with Bush.
OPINION
February 19, 2008
Re "House OKs contempt citations for Bush aides," Feb. 15 The arrogant walkout by congressional Republicans shows the same contempt for Congress that the majority recognized and cited in the administration. When Congress calls you to appear, you appear. You may choose to say nothing, you may claim executive privilege, but you show up. In issuing contempt citations against former White House Counsel Harriet E. Miers and White House Chief of Staff Joshua B. Bolten, the House has finally begun to repair the broken government that six years of one-party rule created.
NATIONAL
June 24, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Lawyers for the White House and Congress sparred in federal court over whether lawmakers can force top presidential advisors to testify or produce documents for a legislative committee. The House Judiciary Committee, which is investigating the firings of U.S. attorneys in 2006, filed a lawsuit in March seeking to force former White House Counsel Harriet E. Miers to testify about a possible White House role in the dismissals. She has refused to appear, citing executive privilege. The committee also sued to force White House Chief of Staff Joshua B. Bolten to produce documents he says are protected by executive privilege.
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