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Gonzales' 'Actionable' Mendacity

Subscription-only Roll Call reports that there may be consequences for Alberto Gonzales' dishonesty. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales may have put

Subscription-only Roll Call reports that there may be consequences for Alberto Gonzales' dishonesty.

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales may have put himself in legal jeopardy with his testimony Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senators of both parties warned, as Members cast doubt on the truthfulness of his answers and suggested he may have improperly released classified information in his own defense.

Judiciary ranking member Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) told Gonzales at one point, “I do not find your testimony credible.”

He suggested the committee would “review your testimony to see whether your credibility has been breached to the point of being actionable,” an apparent threat to consider charges against the attorney general for lying to Congress. (emphasis added)

Impeach him, charge him with perjury, hold him in contempt ... just do something to give us a real Attorney General.

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