In her opening testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, Monica Goodling, the blond underling to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and Department of Justice Liaison to the White House, dropped The Big One...and the Committee members didn't
An Office of Special Counsel report has found that General Services Administration chief Lurita Doan violated the Hatch Act, which bars federal officials from partisan political activity while on the job, sources say. [when I was a thug, this was ser
Al Hurra television, the U.S. government's $63 million-a-year effort at public diplomacy broadcasting in the Middle East, is run by executives and officials who cannot speak Arabic, which might explain why it has been caught broadcasting terroris
Susan Ralston, the former executive assistant to top White House adviser Karl Rove, invoked her rights against self-incrimination while she was being asked to answer questions by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Committee**
The World Bank has just appointed a new manager for Iraq despite security and corruption concerns. The news emerged just days after outgoing World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz promised not make any major new appointments at the institution.
Mr Carter on Saturday said the administration's impact on the world had made it "the worst in history".
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter blasted George W. Bush's presidency as "the worst in history" in international relations and denounced British Prime Minister Tony Blair's loyal relationship with Bush in interviews released on Saturday. "I think a
The White House on Sunday fired back at former President Jimmy Carter, calling him "increasingly irrelevant" a day after Carter described George W. Bush's presidency as the worst in history in international relations.
Former President Carter says President Bush's administration is "the worst in history" in international relations, taking aim at the White House's policy of pre-emptive war and its Middle East diplomacy.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' critics say Gonzales is far more likely to say "yes" _ leaving the Justice Department vulnerable to a politically determined White House. [good review of his tenure]
Six+ Senate Republicans have now called on Gonzales to resign. Specter said he believes support for the no confidence vote is “very substantial,” and that if Gonzales “sees that coming, that he would prefer to avoid that kind of an historical black m
Mobile phone calls in Sydney's CBD will be blocked by a sophisticated counter-terrorism measure to prevent bomb attacks during US President George Bush's September APEC visit.
Instead of posting a news article with their spin and bias, let's go right to the source for this policy. Let's hope this never takes place, although you never now with this bunch.
There was already mention of possible contenders yesterday - including the prime minister, Tony Blair, who is due to step down himself at the end of June. (WELL,... WHAT DID YOU THINK WAS GOING TO HAPPEN?)
First came revelations about the firing of US attorneys. Now Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is taking criticism from Congress for a second controversial subject: warrantless eavesdropping. Specifically, key lawmakers want to know about Mr. Gonz
There were many fascinating threads to the testimony by the former deputy attorney general, James Comey, who described the night in March 2004 when two top White House officials tried to pressure an ailing and hospitalized Attorney General John Ashcr
On the day presidential senior adviser Karl Rove administered a tongue-lashing to a Republican congressman, disturbing news about his former executive assistant was spread on Capitol Hill. GOP House members learned that Susan Ralston is requesting im
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at a May 15 appearance at the National Press Club said that his understanding was the firings reflected the particular view of Deputy Attorney General McNulty, as well as other senior Justice officials. Yet there
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales's former chief of staff, Kyle Sampson, considered firing at least 26 U.S. attorneys during the period. Gonzales testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week that the effort was limited to eight U.S.
Three U.S. soldiers slaughtered in a grisly kidnapping-murder plot south of Baghdad last June were not properly protected during a mission that was not well planned or executed, a military investigation has concluded.
Paul Wolfowitz, whose resignation was announced on Thursday, took over the World Bank in mid-2005 carrying a legacy as an architect of the Iraq war that never ceased to trouble his critics inside and outside the poverty-fighting institution.
The officials, who include senior White House adviser Karl Rove and Cheney's former chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, argued that the judge should dismiss a lawsuit filed by Wilson that stemmed from the disclosure of Plame's
If they question why we died, Tell them because our fathers lied. Rudyard Kipling
The bad news is that the new US embassy in Iraq appears it's not going to have enough housing for all the employees who'll be moving to the 27-building complex on a 104-acre tract of land -- about the size of the Vatican, two-thirds the size
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington asked the Department of Education Inspector General’s office to initiate an investigation into employees who – in violation of federal law and with the full knowledge of the Department’s Office of
Embattled World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz is negotiating an agreement to resign. His departure would include an acknowledgment from the bank that he doesn't bear sole responsibility for the generous pay package for his girlfriend,
"Mr. Wolfowitz will not resign under this cloud and he will rather put this matter to a full (board) vote than to capitulate on his integrity," his lawyer Robert Bennett told Reuters on Wednesday.
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz has met the bank's 24-member board to respond to allegations of favouritism.
Nearly two dozen officials who received hefty performance bonuses last year at the Veterans Affairs Department also sat on the boards charged with recommending the payments.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said he relied heavily on his deputy to oversee the firings of U.S. attorneys, appearing to distance himself from his departing second-in-command.