Republicans give Gonzales more cover this lime around

Crabtree, Susan
May 2007
Hill;5/11/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 56, p3
The article reports that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales was in much friendlier territory on his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on the U.S. attorney controversy than on searing all-day session before the panel's Senate counterpart. The Democrats are frustrated when they tried to get answers on who recommended the 2006 firings of eight U.S. attorneys and why they did so. on the White House's involvement in the firings. Gonzales repeatedly took responsibility for the firings, but could not answer specific questions for he had not talked to key officials in order to respect the confidentially of an ongoing internal Justice Department investigation into the matter.


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