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Politics / US Attorneys / The Showdown #855311

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jake Tapper) The showdown between Congressional Democrats and President Bush's White House over hearings into the firing of eight US attorneys examined; details given about a House committee's authorizing of subpoenas for White House adviser Karl Rove. [Representative Linda SANCHEZ - says the motion is agreed to.] [Representatives William DELAHUNT†, John CONYERS, Senator Charles SCHUMER - react the president's offer.] [White House press secretary Tony SNOW - asks if a political spectacle they want.] [Senator John CORNYN - questions what the Democrats want.] The DCCC radio ad played. Tomorrow's Senate vote on authorizing subpoenas noted and the role of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales today discussed.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake
Duration:
00:02:50

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