Thursday, September 27, 2007

Prosecutors Subpoena Calif. Lawmaker

WASHINGTON, (AP) -- The Justice Department recently subpoenaed Rep. John Doolittle and five of the California Republican's staffers for documents as part of its corruption investigation.

The nine-term congressman gave no indication whether he planned to comply.

"These efforts raise serious constitutional issues going to the very core of our separation of powers created by the Founding Fathers," Doolittle's attorney David Barger said in a news release issued Thursday by the congressman's office.

Doolittle did not identify the documents being sought..........

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