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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-18-07 08:01 PM
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4. BUSH botches announcement of Keisler, getting his name wrong.
Maybe Keisler isn't the first-rank co-conspirator some would think. After all, Bush doesn't even know his foot soldier's name.

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Bush: "It's a pivotal time for our nation, and it's vital that the position of Attorney General be filled quickly. I urge the Senate to confirm Judge Mukasey promptly. Until the Judge is confirmed, Assistant Attorney General Paul Keisler will serve as acting Attorney General. Accepting this assignment requires -- Peter -- I said -- Peter Keisler. Accepting this assignment requires Peter to delay the departure date he announced earlier this month, and I appreciate his willingness to do so. Peter is the acting Attorney General. Paul Clement, who agreed to take on this role, will remain focused on his duties as Solicitor General, so he can prepare for the Supreme Court term that begins just two weeks from today."

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  - BUSH botches announcement of Keisler, getting his name wrong.  L. Coyote   Sep-18-07 08:01 PM   #4 
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