A bipartisan group of 20 former U.S. Attorneys is backing the House of Representatives in its legal battle with the Bush administration over subpoena power in the congressional investigation into the firings of nine U.S. Attorneys. In a 15-page amicus brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia last week, the former U.S. Attorneys sidestepped prickly legal arguments about the separation of powers and instead urged Judge John Bates to consider the gravity of the investigation.
Ex-U.S. Attorneys File Amicus Over Firings
June 2, 2008