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Miers has backed wide executive role

Was on team that developed Patriot Act

By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / October 5, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- As President Bush's counsel, Harriet E. Miers continued the expansive interpretation of presidential powers favored by her predecessor, Alberto Gonzales, who backed Bush's authority to hold terrorist suspects without trial, as well as the White House's right to withhold more administration documents from public disclosure than in the past. (Full article: 1120 words)

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