Cummins to DoJ: Apologize for calling me ‘lazy.’

Former U.S. attorney in Arkansas Bud Cummins yesterday demanded an apology from the Bush administration over revelations that former White House official Sara Taylor said he was fired last summer for being “lazy.” “I deserve one, an apology, if somehow this ‘lazy’ issue is a suggestion I was fired for a performance reason,” said Cummins. The Justice Department has repeatedly insisted that Cummins was not fired for performance-related reasons, but rather to make way for Karl Rove-protege Tim Griffin.