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Did Justice ‘take any action’ to influence corruption cases?

By Satyam Khanna on April 13, 2007 at 6:13 pm

"Did Justice ‘take any action’ to influence corruption cases?"

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On March 5, 2007, then-Gonzales chief of staff Kyle Sampson forwarded the opening statement of Associate Deputy Attorney General William Moschella to key White House and Justice Department officials for their review. The White House recommended that this line:

Second, the Department has not taken any action to influence any public corruption case, and would never do so.

be replaced with:

Second, the Department has not asked anyone to resign to influence any public corruption case, and would never do so.

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