Bush calls Gonzales debate 'pure political theater'

Marre, Klaus
May 2007
Hill;5/22/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 61, p14
The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush defends Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and dismisses the move for a Senate vote of no confidence. The president told the Congress that the senators engaging in the debate and calling for the attorney general's resignation are trying to figure out "how to be actors on the political theater stage.'' However, Charles Schumer, a Democrat senator from New York, expresses that the Congress has the right to utter its views on serious issues.


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