U.S. Attorney Dismissals

The House Judiciary Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee held a hearing on “The Continuing Investigation into the U.S.… read more

The House Judiciary Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee held a hearing on “The Continuing Investigation into the U.S. Attorneys Controversy.” Former Deputy Attorney General James Comey was subpoenaed to testify about the firings of eight U.S. attorneys and his role as the Justice Department’s second-highest-ranking official when discussions regarding the firings began. He said that he was never informed about an effort by Attorney General Gonzales and his aides to remove a large group of prosecutors that began in early 2005, and found reports of political decisions in hiring of several assistant U.S. attorneys “disturbing.” close

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Program ID:
197917-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 3, 2007
Last Aired:
May 5, 2007

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