We have an article here at FR where Bush was asked about these docs during an interview and he was cited as saying something about some legal lawyers owning this information. I'm going to look for that post now.
Here we are!
Bush wants to release the Saddam files but his intelligence chief stalls
>>>"Bush replied that he wanted the documents released. He turned to Hadley and asked for an update. Hadley explained that John Negroponte, Bush's Director of National Intelligence, "owns the documents" and that DNI lawyers were deciding how they might be handled.<<<