Saturday, January 28, 2006

Twice now, Bush has removed the prosecutor in the Abramoff case.

From the LA Times, Aug 8, 2005

WASHINGTON — A US grand jury in Guam opened an investigation of controversial lobbyist Jack Abramoff more than two years ago, but President Bush removed the supervising federal prosecutor, and the probe ended soon after.


SF Chronicle, Jan 27, 2006:

The investigation into Jack Abramoff, the disgraced Republican lobbyist, took a provocative new turn Thursday when the Justice Department said the chief prosecutor in the inquiry would step down next week because he had been nominated to a federal judgeship by President Bush.

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