Monday, August 27, 2007

AG Gonzales Resigns

I wonder which reporter will cry that he didn't get the scoop first?

Looks like a lot of these things come down on Monday mornings of late.

Embattled Attorney General Resigns
WACO, Tex., Aug. 27 -- Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales, whose tenure has been marred by controversy and accusations of perjury before Congress, has resigned. A senior administration official said he would announce the decision later this

Mr. Gonzales, who had rebuffed calls for his resignation, submitted his to President Bush by telephone on Friday, the official said. His decision was not announced immediately announced, the official added, until after the president invited him and his wife to lunch at his ranch near here.

Mr. Bush has not yet chosen a replacement but will not leave the position open long, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the resignation had not yet been made public.
Allahpundit has more and Michelle Malkin isn't shedding any tears.

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