"As you might expect, I don't consider him a particularly reliable source of information," Clinton said bluntly.
Rohrabacher returned to the issue a few minutes later and again pressed Clinton to urge the President to agree to Cheney's declassification request.
"What will be your recommendation?"
"I'm not going to share that with you," Clinton said flatly.
Over on the Senate side of the Capitol meantime, Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont was again calling on torture memo author and now federal appeals court Judge Jay Bybee to resign.
But that was about it. There were no other news conferences, no other big time coordinated Democratic demands for action.
And some Republicans took the opportunity to fight back against the idea of a wide ranging political investigation into the Bush Administration.
"I am opposed to the commission idea because all of the facts are readily available to the Department of Justice," said Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA.)
"As I have said before, once the Administration has a key to the front door, which they've had for several months, all they have to do is find the right filing cabinets and open them, which they're already doing," Specter added in a statement.
Yesterday, I noted how Democratic blood was boiling on this issue.
The day after, the party's blood pressure seemed to have dropped somewhat.
Whether it's going to keep going down - that's the interesting question right now.
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