THE FESTERING HAND OF KARL ROVE IS ALL OVER IT!
(Karl Rove as Uncle Fester)
Any Way You Slice It…
By Christy Hardin Smith(FDL) @ 6:45 am
***UPDATE: This just in: the April 12th Gonzales appearance before the Senate Budget Committee has, indeed, been postponed because the DoJ is now refusing to turn over thousands of documents that needed to be reviewed prior to the hearing, setting things up for a subpoena showdown. Hold onto your hats, kids — it's going to get bumpy and that makes the April 17th hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee all the more intriguing. More from the WaPo.***
The upcoming hearings with Alberto Gonzales are going to be quite interesting, indeed. More information popping up about dissatisfaction in the ranks at USAtty offices across the country. This from Minneapolis, from reader "LD":
Sources told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that four top assistants to U.S. Attorney Rachel Paulose have stepped down from their positions.
According to our sources, First Assistant Attorney John Marti, Criminal Division Chief Jim Lakner, Civil Division Chief Erika Monzangue, and Administrative Officer Tim Anderson all left their posts Thursday.
Political insiders have criticized Paulose's rise to the U.S. Attorney's position as a political favor to the Bush Administration. She is just 34-years old and has worked directly for the same justice department officials who are currently under fire as part of the national U.S. Attorney's office scandal.
Sources said Paulose's style of management has already sent several other attorney's out the door from an office historically viewed as one of the more stable in the country.Full Story at FDL