But at least three of the eight fired attorneys were told by a superior they were being forced to resign to make jobs available for other Bush appointees, according to a former senior Justice Department official knowledgeable about their cases. That stands in contradiction to administration claims that the firings were related either to job performance or policy differences.
This was covered on both Countdown and The News Hour. Of all the scare power-grabs by the executive, this is the most clearly impeachable. It is an attempt to prevent the next Libby, Duke or Ney from ever being investigated.