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DOJ Probe Probably Would Have Targeted Gonzales

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Aborted DOJ Probe Probably Would Have Targeted Gonzales


By Murray Waas
The National Journal
Thursday 15 March 2007

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Shortly before Attorney General Alberto Gonzales advised President Bush last year on whether to shut down a Justice Department inquiry regarding the administration's warrantless domestic eavesdropping program, Gonzales learned that his own conduct would likely be a focus of the investigation, according to government records and interviews.

Bush personally intervened to sideline the Justice Department probe in April 2006 by taking the unusual step of denying investigators the security clearances necessary for their work.

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