House Republicans rush to Bush's defense on Libby

Crabtree, Susan
July 2007
Hill;7/12/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 84, p4
The article reports that House Republicans on Judiciary dismissed a Democratic hearing on President George W. Bush's decision to commute the two-and-a-half-year prison sentence for former White House aide I. Lewis Libby in the U.S. Republicans clearly were prepared for a public flogging of President Bush for commuting Libby's sentence. More than a dozen Grand Old Party (GOP) members took turns defending President Bush while far fewer Democratic House members showed up to assail the White House.


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