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Politics / US Attorneys / Gonzales / Sampson Testimony #856347

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The dramatic testimony from Kyle Sampson, former chief of staff to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, about the latter's role in the firing of eight US attorneys examined; scenes shown from the Senate hearings. [In response to questions from Senators Arlen Specter, Charles Schumer, Jeff Sessions, SAMPSON - says Gonzales was in on several staff discussions.] [Former Justice Department official Stephen SALTZBURG†- says the attorney general breached a Washington rule about confronting an accusation.] [Former US attorney David IGLESIAS†- comments on the system.] The question of whether or not Gonzales can survive the next three weeks before his scheduled testimony.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The reaction at the White House to the Gonzales case updated.

Gibson, Charles;
Thomas, Pierre

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