"...the National Archives protested the Vice President's position in letters written in June 2006 and August 2006. When these letters were ignored, the National Archives wrote to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales in January 2007 to seek a resolution of the impasse. The Vice President's staff responded by seeking to abolish the agency within the Archives that is responsible for implementing the President's executive order."Dan Froomkin - Cheney: Neither Here Nor There? - washingtonpost.com
Whether there's anything to hide or not, this just isn't how a democratic government should work.
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