Thursday, March 08, 2007

Gonzales Yields On Hiring Interim U.S. Attorneys

I'm sorry, but he was not particulary good on this one. Whether the attorney's would have been replaced or not is immaterial. It was not done well:

Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales agreed yesterday to change the way U.S. attorneys can be replaced, a reversal in administration policy that came after he was browbeaten by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee still angry over the controversial firings of eight federal prosecutors. Read More.

4 comments:

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Ron Ballew said...

Looks like a good site. will blogroll.

Jim said...

Hi Ron,

I'm not sure if I understand your position on the firings of the U.S. attorneys. Are you saying they shouldn't have been fired at all, or are you saying they should have been fired, but that Gonzalez didn't handle it well from a PR standpoint?

Ron Ballew said...

I acrually don't have enough info to say whether or not they should have been fired. It doesn't look could when Domenici admits to wanting the attorney gone. And one of Rove's friends get a position.

In fact now that i look more closely at it, it smells