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Answers to United States v_ Nixon

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1.Executive privilege might have been properly
  asserted if it was necessary to protect military,
  diplomatic, or national security plans or secrets.
2.The reasons were the need to protect the
  confidentiality of high-level communications and to
  maintain the independence of the Executive Branch
  through the separation of powers.
3.Opposed to the President’s claim were the
  importance of the subpoena in enforcing criminal
  statues and the rights of the accused guaranteed by
  the Fifth and Sixth Amendments.

				
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