Gonzales Toast Watch

Brian Zick

CBS reports that More Republicans called for his ouster, and one Republican strategist close to the White House told CBS News that Gonzales is "finished." The story also includes a couple highlights from Gonzales' tenure: As the president's chief lawyer, Gonzales sanctioned the widespread use of "warrantless wiretaps," allowing the government to snoop on Americans without court orders.Citing an urgent need to prevent terror attacks, he also approved the so-called "torture memo," clearing the way for the CIA to use harsh methods in questioning al Qaeda captives

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