Temperature rising on Gonzales

Emails released late Friday reveal Gonzales who previously denied being involved in the firing of the 8 US attorneys was in fact involved in the firings of the 8 US Attorneys.


Update:  From WaPo

Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales met with senior aides on Nov. 27 to review a plan to fire a group of U.S. attorneys, according to documents released last night, a disclosure that contradicts Gonzales’s previous statement that he was not involved in “any discussions” about the dismissals.

Justice Department officials also announced last night that the department’s inspector general and its Office of Professional Responsibility have launched a joint investigation into the firings, including an examination of whether any of the removals were improper and whether any Justice officials misled Congress about them. (more…)