The White House agreed to allow officials to testify about the Tillman case provided no transcript of the meeting would be taken. The issue concerns how much members of the White House knew about the real facts surrounding the death of Tillman and whether or not there was a deliberate attempt to mislead the American people in order to stir up patriotism and support for the war.
One can only wonder why the White House fears a written record of proceedings. If there is nothing to hide wouldn’t it make sense to have written evidence supporting that contention? Then, President Bush could wave a document to prove that nothing wrong transpired in the White House. Of course, if people lied, then….