Skip to comments.Gonzales Apologizes To U.S. Attorneys (jellyfish alert)
Posted on 03/17/2007 2:25:55 AM PDT by nancyvideo
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has apologized to U.S. attorneys under him and appointed an interim chief of staff as pressure builds for him to resign.
Gonzales apologized to all 93 U.S. attorneys in a conference call Friday as morale in U.S. attorneys' offices across the country deteriorated, McClatchy Newspapers reported. Gonzales has been at the center of a controversy over the way in which eight U.S. attorneys were fired in recent months
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This is ironic on several levels - not the least is that they would likely have all been fired if it were not for him.
Alberto Gonzales should ask all the U.S. attorneys under him if they had a problem with his decision, which was co-ordinated with the President of the United States, and if it will affect their job performance and moral. The ones who answer 'yes', give them the complimentary security attache', cardboard box to load their chit and escort out of the building.
I think he should resign for apologizing.
In the end, he fired US Attorneys who indicted corrupt congressmen and refused to interfere with state sovreingty to serve Karl Rove's political agenda.
Gonzales must go. He is a stain on this Aministration; a weakling dragging down the wagon train.
What a SPINELESS WONDER!!!!
IS THERE ANYONE WITH A BACKBONE LEFT IN THE GOP OR ADMINISTRATION??!!
What a weenie!
It seems like the republicans have been apologizing a lot lately. maybe they should be apologizing for calling themselves republican. this is getting sooooooooooooo old. Are there any republicans out there with some backbone, or are we conservatives going to have to find another party to carry our banner?
"I think he should resign for apologizing."
He is apologizing to keep a job he doesn't know that he has already lost.
He might as well go back to texas and run for county public defender, if there is such a position.
Or he could do background screening checks of visitors to Crawford.
following the set example of this administration, everyone at the Gathering of Eagles and These Colors Don't Run Rally should leave early today after apologizing for being a disturbance
What a bunch of pansies.
Any suggestions as to what conservatives can do to protest all the phony scandals?? (Plame, Pace, Gonzales etc)
If we criticize, we should be able to offer suggestions.
Helen Thomas remains front row at White House Briefing Room; CNN up, FOX NEWS row two
Fri Mar 16 2007 22:52:56 ET
TO: White House Correspondents' Association
RE: White House Briefing Room
DATE: March 16, 2007
The White House Correspondents' Association met today to review plans for the renovated West Wing Briefing Room and the seating assignments. The new briefing room will consist of 49 seats: 7 rows and 7 seats per row. In the old briefing room, we had 8 rows and 6 seats per row. This new configuration required us to make several adjustments to the seating arrangement, which is a White House Correspondents' Association responsibility.
As a board, we decided to move CNN to the first row. This decision was based on CNN's 27 years of covering The White House, as well as the resources it brings to the in-town and travel pool, and its daily presence at the briefings. In addition, the board agreed to honor a previous commitment by our association to maintain Helen Thomas' seat in the first row. As the dean of the White House press corps, Helen is an institution. First with United Press International and now as a White House columnist for Hearst newspapers, Helen has covered every president since John Kennedy.
Every news organization that had a seat in the old briefing room will have a seat in the new briefing room, and these seating assignments only affect the Brady Briefing Room. The White House, however, will continue to determine seating assignments for all presidential news conferences. We expect to move back to the West Wing this June. Look for additional updates on the briefing room project in the weeks ahead.
2007 White House Correspondents Association Board
Steve Scully - C-SPAN (President)
Ann Compton - ABC News (Vice President)
Jennifer Loven - Associated Press (Treasurer)
Peter Maer - CBS News (Secretary)
Steve Holland - Reuters
Doug Mills - The New York Times
Kenneth Walsh - US News & World Report
Ken Herman - Cox Newspapers
Mike Allen - The Politico
stick a fork in this administration, its done
Note to selves: continue to need beer goggles when conducting press conferences. --G.W. Bush and T. Snow.
These are all attorneys for Gawd sake. They're supposed to be able to take it without showing emotion, unless they're Geoffrey Fagger er, uh Fieger of course. Attorneys in real life get fired by their clients all the time, its the client's perogative. No one apologizes to them, life just goes on; they find another ambulance to chase. Some even go on to lucrative judgeships where they can screw the great unwashed at will.
Never Apologize! It's a sign of weakness! -Cpt. Nathan Brittles.
Don't republicans know by now that appeasement never works? Are these guys smart enough to hold office???
Good question. I don't know the answer.
bush has ordered gonzo to bend over and take it
the bush family have plenty of experience being wimps and pussies to domestic enemies
gonzo just needs to follow the well-worn path
2008 can't come soon enough
I'm sure that after the apologies for "holding" these documents are over with, we will find out the white house, instead of redacting, High lighted the really damaging parts .
Just to make it easier for the dims and the media to exploit.
To answer your question, nary a republican backbone can I find in the GOP. Well, there's Dick Cheney.
My husband and I mused "what if?" What if President Bush resigned, Cheney became president, who would he name as a worthy Vice President? Ann Coulter is the only backboned with balls choice we could come up with.
I know....the President was busy licking Latin boots!
Although I LOATHE Guiliani's social positions, I'm almost to the point of accepting him, simply because he seems like the only candidate on the GOP side who appears to have a backbone, and won't keep getting rolled, again and again and again. I'm just so sick of this!!!
I still think initially the president and the white house loved this scandal...it helped to keep his "Promises to Latin America" tour off the top of the front page.
Why is it that it seems the only person with any balls in this administration is Dick Cheney?
Give Rudy Guiliani the job!
I'm beginning to agree with Krauthammer that Gonzalez should go. Not because anything done was illegal or wrong, but due to abundant incompetance in handling this situation.
More of the New Tone, I guess. Makes me want to hurl.
More proof that the Republican party wants to maintain its minority status...
Similar to what happened here in ohio with the RINO gov Taft and fellow RINO senators dewhine and voinavich.
Viva La Reconquista!!!
I concur. Gonzales should go on general principle. To cave and apologize won't stop the RATS, if anything, it will embolden them....
No apology to the American people for keeping US Atty Johnny Sutton is there?
And replace him with another weenie? We're screwed.
Well, Janet Reno is available... /sarc
He's working on it.
Apologizing is a sign of weakness, especially to the rats.
That's exactly why I'm getting a more and more favorable opinion of Rudy every passing day.
It would be nice to see Republican senators and congresscritters going before the microphone to denounce the rats and their cheap political tricks. And top it off by condemning the liars in the leftist press.
I can dream, right?
His apology was obviously ordered by the POTUS. I am so sick of Bush's caving to the Dems. Ugh...
Why not? At least Reno had balls (can I say that?)