House Judiciary Committee Calls for White House to Provide Additional Info on Fired U.S. Attorneys

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 9, 2007

Follow-up to March 5, 2007 posting, Judiciary Committee Hearing on Prosecutorial Independence, the following related government documents:

  • 3/9/2007 – House Judiciary Committee Calls for White House, Miers to Provide Information on Fired U.S. Attorneys: “Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. and Subcommittee Chairwoman Linda Sánchez expanded their investigation into the U.S. Attorney scandal by demanding additional information from the White House, including interviews with key officials including former White House Counsel Harriet Miers. Chairman Conyers and Chairwoman Sánchez sent letters today to White House Counsel Fred Fielding and to former White House Counsel Harriet Miers [letter to Miers], requesting interviews with Miers and Deputy Counsel William Kelly. The letter to Fielding also asks the White House to produce relevant documents, including White House communications on the firings with the Justice Department and Members of Congress.
  • US Attorney Hearing Follow-up Letter to DOJ
  • Sen. Leahy Letter To Attorney General Requesting Department of Justice Officials Be Made Available Voluntarily To Judiciary Committee As Part of Its Investigation Into Dismissals of U.S. Attorneys, March 7, 2007
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