Add Dana Perino to the Witness List

Brian Zick

Laurie Kellman for AP reports: A senior Justice Department official who testified about performance shortcomings of several fired U.S. attorneys has told congressional investigators he was coached the day before at a White House meeting attended by political adviser Karl Rove. The witness, Associate Deputy Attorney General William Moschella, said he was urged during the dinner hour meeting on March 5 to publicly specify reasons for the dismissals, according to a transcript of the investigators' April 24 interview with him. (…) White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said Friday she attended the March 5 meeting but would not comment on whether Rove was there.

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