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Were there other attorneys targeted for dismissal?

By Faiz Shakir

"Were there other attorneys targeted for dismissal?"

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The Justice Department refuses to answer a simple question: Were more top federal prosecutors targeted for dismissal beyond the nine that have been publicly identified? The Blotter reports a new letter from the DoJ dances around the issue, saying only that the answer was contained in information shared earlier. At a July hearing, Gonzales admitted, “There may have been others” besides the nine already identified, adding, “I certainly find out.” Recall, all the U.S. attorneys were ranked based on their loyalty to Bush and Gonzales.

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