CREW Calls for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Bush Administration’s Prosecutor Purges

Brian Zick

Citizens for Responsiblity and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has issued a press release: CREW wants the immediate appointment of a Special Prosecutor to investigate potential criminal violations related to the recent dismissals of eight U.S. Attorneys. Recent revelations indicate that a top-ranking Department of Justice official knew that statements made by top Department officials were not true. Clearly, the Department of Justice cannot investigate itself and prosecute the misconduct of DOJ officials. CREW also asked the Department of Justice’s Inspector General and Office of Professional Responsibility to investigate the situation.

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