TITLE

Gonzales No-Confidence Bid Blocked

AUTHOR(S)
Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Dick, Jason
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
National Journal;6/16/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 24, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the failure of a motion to take up a measure that would express no confidence in U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales despite the support of Senate Democrats and Republicans. The measure fell short of seven votes. Senator Charles Schumer sponsored the resolution arguing that Gonzales has misled the Congress regarding the firing of nine attorneys. Senate Minority Whip Trent Lott noted that the resolution have no effect on President George W. Bush's support for Gonzales.
ACCESSION #
25541320

 

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