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Rove had a hand in Firing US Attorney

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posted on Mar, 12 2007 @ 04:20 PM
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Rove had a hand in Firing US Attorney


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WASHINGTON - Presidential advisor Karl Rove and at least one other member of the White House political team were urged by the New Mexico Republican party chairman to fire the state's U.S. attorney because of dissatisfaction in part with his failure to indict Democrats in a voter fraud investigation in the battleground election state.

In an interview Saturday with McClatchy Newspapers, Allen Weh, the party chairman, said he complained in 2005 about then-U.S. Attorney David Iglesias to a White House liaison who worked for Rove and asked that he be removed. Weh said he followed up with Rove personally in late 2006 during a visit to the White House.

"Is anything ever going to happen to that guy?" Weh said he asked Rove at a White House holiday event that month.

"He's gone," Rove said, according to Weh
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posted on Mar, 12 2007 @ 04:20 PM
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This could be the thing that brings Rove down and it is about time.

By all accounts the attorney in question had earned high marks for his job performance and so the only reason for him (and I assume the others as well since they were all given high grades for their work) was political.

Perhaps i am being idealistic but I cannot help but feel, law enforcement and the courts should be like our military supposed to be, apolitical. Law enforcement and justice in general should not be predicated on party affilation.

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