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Wednesday, January 17, 2007

The U.S. attorney scandal

Posted By on Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 6:12 AM

NY Times has news coverage today on Sen. Dianne Feinstein's remarks on the Bush administration's ouster of a group of U.S. attorneys who were then replaced by indefinite interim appointments rather than the Senate confirmation process. The Karl Rove political hit squad member, Tim Griffin, who replaced the ousted Bud Cummins in LR, is mentioned. A Justice Department spokesman continues to insist avoidance of the confirmation process has nothing to do with the new Democratic majority in the Senate and confirmation will be sought. When?

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