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US Attorneys: GOP Lawmakers Under Scrutiny

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Los Angeles Times: Justice Department Official Says She Won't Answer Questions
http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/040407C.shtml

A key Justice Department official who helped orchestrate the ouster of eight US attorneys last year has again rebuffed requests to talk to congressional investigators about her role in the dismissals, with her lawyer saying Tuesday that she would not even agree to an informal interview with Capitol Hill Democrats.

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The Hill: GOP Lawmakers (Domenici, Wilson) Under Scrutiny in US Attorney Firing
http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/040407L.shtml

Statements to the Judiciary Committee from Kyle Sampson, ex-chief of staff to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, are placing additional pressure on Sen. Pete Domenici (R-New Mexico) and Rep. Heather Wilson (R-New Mexico), as well as Gonzales, White House Political Adviser Karl Rove and ex-White House counsel Harriet Miers, to explain what roles they played in the firing of US Attorney David Iglesias.

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