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The "executive privilege" that relates
to the right of the president to keep
communications confidential is best
described a/an:

A. power that is only applicable to
matters of national security.

B. absolute power that applies to all
communications that a president
engages in while performing official
duties.

C. limited power that is weighed
against other interests such
as obtaining evidence for a
criminal case.

D. power that only extends to
communications between the
president and his cabinet
members.

Would the correct answer be: (C)?

http://www.answers.com/topic/executive-privilege

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executive_privilege

I read the articles-Idonot understand.
would my answer(C) be correct?

The Supreme Court has ruled that executive privilege only applies to matters of national security. So -- C is not the correct answer.


So, the correct answer would be
(A) power that is only applicable to
matters of national security?

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