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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-04-08 02:44 AM
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What About the Attorneys Who Werenít Fired? (Washington Independent)
By Matthew Blake 10/3/08 2:24 PM

Arthur Davis (D-Al.) made a point at a House Judiciary Committee hearing today thatís been overlooked in the resurfacing of the fired U.S. attorney scandal: What about the federal prosecutors who werenít ousted?

The Justice Dept. internally investigated how the White House/Justice Dept. decided which U.S. attorneys were considered disloyal to the Republican Party and should be dismissed. But it didnít look at the corollary: Did prosecutors avoid dismissal by prioritizing the wishes of GOP lawmakers and state Republican parties? ...

According to Davis, every federal prosecutor is now Ė fairly or not Ė susceptible to having their credibility questioned.

This could, of course, be cleared up if the White House revealed the prosecutors they actually spoke with ...

http://washingtonindependent.com/10336/what-about-the-a...
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JDPriestly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-04-08 02:48 AM
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1. I don't think it was necessary to apply pressure to the prosecutor in
Alabama. I think she and he were willing participants in the illegal scheme to frame Siegelman assuming Siegelman's version of the facts to be true.
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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-04-08 03:18 AM
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2. In a wager, I'd bet on your side
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