“‘I don’t have confidence in Gonzales,’

Republican Sen. Norm Coleman of Minnesota told reporters on a conference call Thursday as he became the fifth Senate Republican to call for the attorney general’s departure.”

UPDATE: More: “Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., usually a staunch GOP ally, suggested Thursday that Bush consider ejecting Gonzales. ‘The president might decide that the current leadership remaining at DOJ is doing more harm than good,’ Bond told The Associated Press.”