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Politics / US Attorneys / Gonzales / Sampson Testimony #856364

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Dana Bash) The testimony under oath 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 Senator Charles Schumer, SAMPSON - says Gonzales was in on several staff discussions.] [March 13, GONZALEZ - says he was not involved in discussion {about the dismissals.}] [Senator Jeff SESSIONS - comments on Gonzales' statement.] What the White House is saying now about supporting Gonzales and how fed up the administration is with him discussed; statement from deputy White House press secretary Dana Perino quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raw data on who Congress wants to talk to about the matter noted.

Cooper, Anderson;
Bash, Dana

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