"How far will Vice President Cheney go to shield himself and his office from public scrutiny? Last spring, Cheney asserted that he wasn't subject to executive-branch rules about classified information because he wasn't actually part of the executive branch. Now his office argues that he and his staff are completely immune from congressional oversight. That's right: Completely immune.
"...As it happens, that was only one of three startling responses in Wheelbarger's letter."