Combatting Global Terrorism
President Bush spoke about operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, efforts to combat international terrorism, and challenged Congress on a number of issues, including their growing resistance to his nomination of Judge Michael Mukasey as attorney general. He said that delays in the nomination set a dangerous precedent and that he would not nominate a candidate for attorney general who would publicly comment on the legality of interrogation techniques. close
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Attorney General Nomination Announcement
President Bush announced his nomination of Judge Michael Mukasey to be the next U.S. Attorney General.
Attorney General Nomination Reaction
Telephone lines were open for comments on hearings over the nomination of Michael Mukasey as attorney general.
Attorney General Nomination
The committee held an executive business meeting to consider the nomination of Judge Alberto R. Gonzales to be U.S.…
White House Daily Briefing
Ms. Perino briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including the nomination of Judge Mukasey as…