Source: Cheney Never Made ‘Formal Request’ to Release Memos After All?


Despite Dick Cheney’s recent bluster that he wants Obama to release torture memos that Cheney says will reveal all the great information the Bush administration learned through controversial interrogation techniques, a CIA source tells Greg Sargent that the former vice-president never actually made a formal request to have the memos made public — even though that’s what Cheney himself told Sean Hannity. A Cheney rep now can’t confirm what exactly he meant by “formal request.” Update: Sargent discovers that the request actually was made, through the National Archives. [Plum Line/Who Runs Gov]