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Reuters: White House Aides Face More Potential Subpoenas
A second US Congressional panel authorized subpoenas of White House aides on Thursday, clearing the way for subpoenas of Karl Rove, President George W. Bush's chief political strategist.
CNN News: Investigation Finds Gap in Justice-White House Emails
A 16-day gap in email records between the Justice Department and the White House concerning the firing of US attorneys last year has attracted the attention of Congressional investigators. The Justice Department on Monday handed over 3,000 pages of documents to the House and Senate Judiciary Committees, but the documents included no correspondence about the firings in the critical time period between November 15 and December 2, 2006, right before the attorneys were asked for their resignations.
Washington Post: Prosecutor Says Bush Appointees Interfered With Tobacco Case
The leader of the Justice Department team that prosecuted a landmark lawsuit against tobacco companies said yesterday that Bush administration political appointees repeatedly ordered her to take steps that weakened the government's racketeering case.