Ex-Aide Implicates Gonzales in US Attorney Firings

Published: Fri 30 Mar 2007 11:16 AM
Sampson Contradicts Gonzales on Firing Scandal at Senate Hearing
By Rachel Van Dongen
Roll Call
Thursday 29 March 2007
In testimony that is likely to ratchet up the pressure on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, Kyle Sampson, his former top aide, directly contradicted his old boss in testimony Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Despite earlier denials from Gonzales, Sampson said he thought it was inaccurate for Gonzales to state that he was not involved in discussions regarding the firings of eight U.S. attorneys in 2006.
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