Did Rove orchestrate the U.S. attorney firings?

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"Did Rove orchestrate the U.S. attorney firings?"

New Mexico Republican Party Chairman Allen Weh said he complained in 2005 about then-U.S. Attorney David Iglesias to White House officials and asked that Iglesias be removed because he was not indicting Democrats. “Weh said he followed up with Rove personally in late 2006 during a visit to the White House.” Weh said Rove told him: “He’s gone.” His account calls into question the White House’s involvement in the recent firings of eight U.S. attorneys.

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