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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 01:44 PM
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Bush lawyering up for the New Year:
I got as an email from a friend.
ummm.. more tax $$ to protect the slimeballs!


----- Original Message -----
From: xxxx
Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2006 11:40 am
Subject: bush lawyers-up
To: xxxxx

> Bush is bracing for new scrutiny

> White House hiring lawyers in expectation of Democratic probes
> By Julie Hirschfeld Davis
> Baltimore Sun reporter
> Originally published December 26, 2006

> WASHINGTON // President Bush is bracing for what could be an
> onslaught of investigations by the new Democratic-led Congress by
> hiring lawyers to fill key White House posts and preparing to play
> defense on countless document requests and possible subpoenas.
> Bush is moving quickly to fill vacancies within his stable of
> lawyers, though White House officials say there are no plans to
> drastically expand the legal staff to deal with a flood of oversight.
>
>
> "No, at this point, no," Tony Snow, the White House spokesman, said
> recently. "We'll have to see what happens."
>
> Snow rebutted the notion that Bush is casting about for legal advice
> in the wake of his party's loss of control of the Congress.
>
> "We don't have a war room set up where we're ... dialing the 800
> numbers of law firms," he said.

> Still, in the days after the elections, the White House announced
> that Bush had hired two replacements to plug holes in his counsel's
> office, including one lawyer, Christopher G. Oprison, who is a
> specialist in handling white-collar investigations. A third hire was
> securities law specialist Paul R. Eckert, whose duties include dealing
> with the Office of the Special Counsel. Bush is in the process of
> hiring a fourth associate counsel, said Emily A. Lawrimore, a White
> House spokeswoman.
.........
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midnight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 02:19 PM
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1. Nice e-mail.
I have no idea how long these investigations will take, but let's hope that these folks are put under oath this time.
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illinoisprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 02:40 PM
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2. He can lawyer up all he wants, it;s still not going to help him
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MODemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-01-07 03:04 PM
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3. Those mouthpieces certainly do have their hands full
It's like Bush is admitting guilt beforehand, and they're going to cover his *ss like the rest have been doing for the last six years.
:nopity: :nopity: :nopity:
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