Monday, March 26, 2007

And now it begins

What a difference a little congressional oversight makes. Fresh from the Bloomberg.com website:

Gonzales Aide to Take Fifth About Prosecutor Firings

By James Rowley

March 26 (Bloomberg) -- An aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will invoke her constitutional right to refuse to testify before a Senate panel investigating the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, her lawyer told the committee.

Monica Goodling, who helped coordinate the dismissals as the attorney general's White House liaison, will invoke her Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination, her lawyer said in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee. She will refuse to be interviewed by committee lawyers and decline an invitation to testify at a public hearing, said attorney John M. Dowd, citing the ``legally perilous'' environment of congressional probes.


5 comments:

Johnny Yen said...

If only that damned Senate Judiciary Committee would just stop micromanaging the law...

Johnny Yen said...

"Plop! Plop! Plop!"

What's that sound? Rats deserting a sinking ship.

Dino aka Katy said...

see there is a reason to why I hate politicians.

Chris said...

Someone with a name like "Goodling" wouldn't seem to fit in an administration like this.

Bubs said...

Chris, that "Goodling" it turns out, is from some rightwing Bible-thumper college. She's no Goodling at all.

Katy, why stop at politicians? I hate everyone.

Johnny, I can't wait to see this administration implode like a sleazy Las Vegas casino.