Tag Archives: Karl Rove

The Big Stone Wall: Nine Bush Era Senior Officials Refused to Cooperate with DOJ probes

New piece out on Talking Points Memo: At least nine Bush administration officials refused to cooperate with various Justice Department investigations during the final days of the Bush presidency, according to public records and interviews with federal law enforcement officials … Continue reading

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Karl Rove to Cooperate with federal grand jury probing firings of U.S. attorneys; As for Congress, that’s another story

I have a story posted tonight on Talking Points Memo quoting Karl Rove’s attorney saying that Rove will cooperate with the federal grand jury probe of the firings of nine U.S. attorneys. The lede to the story: Karl Rove will … Continue reading

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DOJ report about the firings of nine U.S. attorneys

I have a story out today at ABC.com about the Justice Department report on the firings of nine U.S. attorneys, which I co-wrote with my friend Justin Rood: The Justice Department probe of the firings of nine U.S. attorneys was … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Summer and Executive Privilege

Late last week, a Federal District Court Judge had scathing words for the Bush administration for claiming executive privilege for refusing to allow former senior White House aides to testify before Congress about the firings of nine U.S. attorneys. Judge … Continue reading

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Special prosecutor a possibility as U.S. attorney and DOJ politicization probes reach into the White House?

I have two new stories on the Huffington Post– one this evening and one from yesterday– about the various investigations being conducted within the Department of Justice of the firings of nine U.S. attorneys and the politicization of the Department. … Continue reading

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