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President Clinton: Gonzales Should ‘Step Aside’

By Faiz Shakir on April 19, 2007 at 7:25 pm

"President Clinton: Gonzales Should ‘Step Aside’"


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In an interview with CNN’s Larry King tonight, President Bill Clinton says the best thing Alberto Gonzales can do for the President he has “served so loyally is to step aside”:

I understand why President Bush is reluctant to let him go. I don’t think he ought to force the President to fire him. He had a long and good run here. And if what I saw coming out of Sen. Specter today and others is right, and there’s a lot of opposition to him in the Congress. These cases raise real troubling questions — these U.S. Attorney firings. The best thing he could do for this president that he served so loyally is to step aside.

Watch it:

[flv http://video.thinkprogress.org/2007/04/bcgonzo.320.240.flv]

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