Saturday, March 1, 2008

Mukasey refuses probe of Bush aides

'...Attorney General Michael Mukasey refused Friday to refer the House's contempt citations against two of President Bush's top aides to a federal grand jury. Mukasey said White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten and former presidential counsel Harriet Miers committed no crime....

Pelosi shot back that the aides can expect a lawsuit.

"The American people demand that we uphold the law," Pelosi said. "As public officials, we take an oath to uphold the Constitution and protect our system of checks and balances and our civil lawsuit seeks to do just that."

The 223-32 House vote on a resolution approving the contempt citations Feb. 14 was the first of its type in 25 years. The White House pointed out that it was the first time that such action had been taken against top White House officials who had been instructed by the president to remain silent to preserve executive privilege....' CLICK~N~READ


for 7 1/2 years The Bush Gang has broken law after law. They have stacked the courts and the police system for themselves. I hope these prosecutions continue far into the future...

2 comments:

LET'S TALK said...

We got what we deserve with this President and his administration.

We are on the verge of recession, and this guy did not even know that gas has been predicted to rise up to $4.00 dollars a gallon.

We have the most corrupted government at this point in time than this country has ever had.

Mr. Natural said...

Too troo...they took the worst from Nixon, and the worst from Reegan, and stirred it into this horror of an "administration". I hope my place sells, even though they have caused prices into the toilet. At least a home at the beach is somewhat unusual.

As Jim Hightower explains it, is that “the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans possess more net worth today than the bottom 90 percent of us combined. Worse, these privileged few and their political henchmen have structured a new economic ‘normal’ of long-term joblessness, low wages, no benefits or worker rights, miserly public services, and a steadily widening chasm between the rich and the rest of us.” We must restore sanity to this nation.