Attorney General Alberto Gonzales faced a series of detailed and sometimes impassioned questions from House Democrats Thursday, during a second congressional hearing in as many months examining his role in the firing of at least eight U.S. Attorneys.

But he provided few new answers, and Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee expressed frustration that they still have not received a clear explanation why a number of the U.S. Attorneys were chosen for dismissal and who in the Bush administration selected them for termination.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]