Conyers Sends Gonzales Document Subpoenas
The House Judiciary Committee subpoenaed new documents Tuesday from Attorney General Alberto Gonzales as part of its investigation into the firings of federal prosecutors, with the panel chairman saying he had run out of patience.
Los Angeles Times:
GOP-Issued Laptops Now a White House Headache
When Karl Rove and his top deputies arrived at the White House in 2001, the Republican National Committee provided them with laptop computers and other communication devices to be used alongside their government-issued equipment. Now, that dual computer system is creating new embarrassment and legal headaches for the White House, the Republican Party and Rove's once-vaunted White House operation.
New York Times:
Senators Press for More Files on Fired Prosecutors
Four senators said Monday they suspected that the Justice Department had failed to turn over all relevant documents related to the dismissals of eight US attorneys.
Scandal Puts Spotlight on Christian Law School
Monica Goodling, the former top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, is at the center of the storm over the firing of US attorneys. Goodling, who resigned on Friday, has become the face of Regent University School of Law overnight. Founded by televangelist Pat Robertson, more than 150 Regent University alumni have been hired to federal government positions since President Bush took office in 2001. This practice has drawn a harsh spotlight to the administration's hiring of officials educated at smaller, conservative schools with sometimes marginal academic reputations.