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Old 03-20-2007, 04:37 PM   #31
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Good grief. How transparent is that?

Yes, you can question them. But they don't have to be honest in their answers. And nothing they say can be held against them.

Boy, what a deal!
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It worked for the 911 panel.
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How many Bush apointees or staff have "resigned" or been fired? Does he hold a record?
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Subpoenas

WASHINGTON (AP) - A House panel on Wednesday approved subpoenas for President Bush's political adviser, Karl Rove and other top White House aides, setting up a constitutional showdown over the firings of eight federal prosecutors.

By voice vote, the House Judiciary subcommittee on commercial and administrative law decided to compel the president's top aides to testify publicly and under oath about their roles in the firings.
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Old 03-21-2007, 05:38 PM   #35
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Good. I was afraid the Dems were going to cave to the "interviews."
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Conservatives to Bush: Fire Gonzales
Monday, Apr. 16, 2007 By ADAM ZAGORIN/WASHINGTON


In what could prove an embarrassing new setback for embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on the eve of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, a group of influential conservatives and longtime Bush supporters has written a letter to the White House to call for his resignation.

The two-page letter, written on stationery of the American Freedom Agenda, a recently formed body designed to promote conservative legal principles, is blunt. Addressed to both Bush and Gonzales, it goes well beyond the U.S. attorneys controversy and details other alleged failings by Gonzales. "Mr. Gonzales has presided over an unprecedented crippling of the Constitution's time-honored checks and balances," it declares. "He has brought rule of law into disrepute, and debased honesty as the coin of the realm." Alluding to ongoing scandal, it notes: "He has engendered the suspicion that partisan politics trumps evenhanded law enforcement in the Department of Justice."

The letter concludes by saying, "Attorney General Gonzales has proven an unsuitable steward of the law and should resign for the good of the country... The President should accept the resignation, and set a standard to which the wise and honest might repair in nominating a successor..." It is the first public demand by a group of conservatives for Gonzales' firing. Signatories to the letter include Bruce Fein, a former senior official in the Reagan Justice Department, who has worked frequently with current Administration and the Republican National Committee to promote Bush's court nominees; David Keene, chairman of the influential American Conservative Union, one of the nation's oldest and largest grassroots conservative groups; Richard Viguerie, a well-known G.O.P. direct mail expert and fundraiser; and Bob Barr, the former Republican Congressman from Georgia and free speech advocate, as well as John Whitehead, head of the Rutherford Institute, a conservative non-profit active in fighting for what it calls religious freedoms.

Fein, speaking for the signatories, told TIME that Gonzales' planned testimony to Congress tomorrow, the text of which has been released by the Justice Department, was a "terrible disappointment" that left unanswered key questions on which his job may now depend. "Gonzales' testimony before the Judiciary Committee resorts to a truly Clintonesque defense of his own previous false statements," says Fein. "In fact," he says, "Gonzales' latest declarations really do call into question the forthrightness and honesty indispensable for America's chief law enforcement officer."

Signers of the letter says that it is also aimed at fellow Republicans — and especially G.O.P. members of Congress — whom they hope to encourage to call for the Attorney General's ouster, a step they argue is crucial to ending damage to the Department of Justice, as well as G.O.P. standing on Capitol Hill.
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Ooh, that's damning.
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But he serves at the pleasure of the President.






Isn't it odd how you only hear that said when someone's done something wrong/illegal?
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I don't know if any one is watching the C Span sessions

but this guy is not coming off well at all


it seems like some of the GOP are trying to throw him lifelines

but, they are coming up with different excuses for him

there are some GOP that are implying that he may be a decent guy
but, perhaps not the right man for this job
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there are some GOP that are implying that he may be a decent guy
but, perhaps not the right man for this job


sounds like Brownie.

but not quite like Rummy.
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Old 04-19-2007, 02:00 PM   #41
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this guy is supposed to be the
cheif law enforcement officer in the country


and his best defense is

I have made mistakes

We did not do it right

It was poor judgement

and the often used


I don't recall (again and again, for incidents that were only a few weeks or months ago?)


Do we want an Alzheimer's patient for attornry general?
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Old 04-19-2007, 02:08 PM   #42
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this guy is supposed to be the
cheif law enforcement officer in the country

weeks or months ago?)


Do we want an Alzheimer's patient for attornry general?
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thank you

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"My misstatements were my mistakes, no one else's, and I accept complete and full responsibility here, as well. That said, I've always sought the truth in every aspect of my professional and personal life. This matter has been no exception. I never sought to mislead or deceive the Congress or the American people. To the contrary, I have been extremely forthcoming with information." said Gonzales.

http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/...es_gettin.html
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Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican

just ask him to resign during these hearings.

wow!!!!!!
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