Helgi Walker

Former Associate Counsel to President Bush

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Former Associate Counsel to the President (2001-2003); partner at the law firm Wiley Rein in Washington, DC

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Brutal treatment of terrorist detainees, electronic surveillance without judicial approval, politics in the administration of justice.

Gonzales Resigns, Bush Says Critics 'Dragged Him Through the Mud'

Brutal treatment of terrorist detainees, electronic surveillance without judicial approval, politics in the administration of justice.

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