Notes From The Oval Office

TUG-AND-PULL The battle over classified papers sought by the independent commission investigating 9/11 is coming to a head. The Executive Branch has forked over 2 million pages of documents, but President Bush is loath to give up others, including the secret Presidential Daily Brief. Commission sources say they need it. The commission is likely to give the White House another couple of weeks to comply before it issues a subpoena. If that doesn't work, the quarrel could end up in court. "The fuse is burning," says commissioner Tim Roemer, a Democrat. White House counsel Alberto Gonzalez told TIME, "We are working...

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