July 24, 2007

Countdown-Leahy-Gonzo Earlier today we posted this story about newly released documents proving Attorney General Alberto Gonzales lied yesterday during his testimony before the Senate. On tonight's "Countdown" Keith Olbermann talks with David Shuster and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy, about Gonzo's perjury, Executive Privilege and the vote today in the House to recommend contempt charges against former White House Counsel, Harriet Miers and White House Chief Of Staff, Josh Bolten.

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The Leahy interview took place before news broke of the new documents, but Leahy makes it clear that if it turns out there were inaccuracies in Gonzales' testimony he would would refer the matter to the Inspector General and the appropriate action will be taken. This has gone on way too long, it's time to show Fredo the door -- and it sounds like Leahy is ready to take the next step. Finally, Leahy gives his side of the now-infamous "Go F*#k yourself" moment with Dick Cheney from the floor of the Senate...

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