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Rice praises Miers as having 'probing intellect'
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Rice praises Miers as having 'probing intellect'
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By Hope Yen
ASSOCIATED PRESS
11:13 a.m. October 16, 2005
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WASHINGTON Criticism of Harriet Miers as an unqualified crony of the president is unfounded, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday, praising the Supreme Court nominee for a "probing intellect" that will make her a great justice.

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"She's got a very probing mind and a probing intellect," Rice said on "Fox News Sunday."

"She is the kind of person who is if there have been four arguments given, Harriet's going to look for the fifth," said Rice, who was interviewed from London at the end of a diplomatic trip.

Referring to Miers' critics, Rice said, "I think that when they get to know her in the hearings, in the confirmation hearings, that they're going to see a woman of extraordinary talent, extraordinary integrity and somebody who would be an extraordinary Supreme Court justice."

Asked whether she urged Bush to select Miers, Rice said, "I'm not in the habit of recommending Supreme Court justice nominees to the president."

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