E-Mails Show Larger White House Role in Prosecutor Firings

E-Mails Show Larger White House Role in Prosecutor Firings

By Carrie Johnson
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, July 31, 2009

The e-mails and new interviews with key participants reflect contacts among Rove, aides in the Bush political affairs office and White House lawyers about the dismissal of three of the nine U.S. attorneys fired in 2006: New Mexico's David C. Iglesias, the focus of ire from GOP lawmakers; Missouri's Todd Graves, who had clashed with one of Rove's former clients; and Arkansas's Bud Cummins, who was pushed out to make way for a Rove protégé. ...

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