As chief of staff, Addington supervised the Vice President's staff. Press reports also state that Addington reportedly took a leading role in pressing for the use of coercive interrogation methods when a delegation of top Bush administration attorneys traveled to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in September to observe operations there,  although Addington said that he could not recall this in his sworn House Judiciary Committee testimony. This page was last edited on 5 Januaryat Archived from the original on July 4, Views Read Edit View history. In Novemberthe German government received a complaint seeking the prosecution of Addington and 15 other current and former U.
On April 13,Addington was on a list released by the Russian Federation of Americans banned from entering the country over their alleged human rights violations.
Judge Garzon did not dismiss the complaint, but instead ordered the complaint assigned by lottery to another judge, who will then decide whether to pursue the complaint or not. Center for Constitutional Rights. In both roles, Addington also provided advice to the White House staff, as he had the additional role of Assistant to the Presidentas his predecessor Scooter Libby had likewise held. Languages Deutsch Edit links. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Bush issued when signing bills passed by Congress, expanding the practice relative to other Presidents.