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Gonzales: Did He Help Bush Keep His DUI Quiet?

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posted on Jan, 25 2005 @ 04:08 AM
According to this article...Gonzales helped Bush keep his DUI quiet!!!!

How sad that the american voters did not know about this before. Does a man who has been convicted of drunk driving deserve to be president?????

by Michael Isikoff

Jan. 31 issue - Senate Democrats put off a vote on White House counsel Alberto Gonzales's nomination to be attorney general, complaining he had provided evasive answers to questions about torture and the mistreatment of prisoners. But Gonzales's most surprising answer may have come on a different subject: his role in helping President Bush escape jury duty in a drunken-driving case involving a dancer at an Austin strip club in 1996. The judge and other lawyers in the case last week disputed a written account of the matter provided by Gonzales to the Senate Judiciary Committee. "It's a complete misrepresentation," said David Wahlberg, lawyer for the dancer, about Gonzales's account.

Bush's summons to serve as a juror in the drunken-driving case was, in retrospect, a fateful moment in his political career: by getting excused from jury duty he was able to avoid questions that would have required him to disclose his own 1976 arrest and conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) in Kennebunkport, Maine—an incident that didn't become public until the closing days of the 2000 campaign.

Does Alberto Gonzales deserve to be attorney general? IF he helped bush to cover up or keep his DUI much more will he help bush to keep quiet if put into this office????

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