Monica Goodling, a former top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, admitted to "crossing the line" in vetting the political loyalties of candidates for positions as career federal prosecutors in testimony Wednesday before the House Judiciary Committee. Goodling also testified that Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty, who resigned his position last week, had provided Congress with inaccurate and misleading information on a number of points during his own testimony before the Senate in February.
Goodling Admits to 'Crossing the Line'; Denies Major Role in Attorney Firings
May 24, 2007
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