Senate Committee Requests Testimony of Rove Aide | Talking Points Memo

The list of White House officials that Congress wants to hear from continues to lengthen.

Last night, the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Karl Rove’s deputy Scott Jennings, the Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs, asking him to appear before the committee “for interviews, depositions, or hearing testimony.” The emails show Jennings right in the thick of the efforts to get Rove’s former aide Scott Jennings installed as the U.S. attorney — and to avoid the unnecessary hurdle of senate confirmation. The committee’s already asked to hear from Karl Rove, former White House counsel Harriet Miers and deputy White House counsel William Kelley.

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