Senators Request Secret Order from DoJ | Talking Points Memo

A bipartisan group of senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee wrote to Alberto Gonzales today, demanding a copy of the secret order Gonzales signed in March of 2006. The order, the existence of which was first reported by Murray Waas, gave authority over the hiring and firing of most political employees of the Justice Department to Gonzales’ chief of staff Kyle Sampson and White House liaison Monica Goodling.

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