NY Times has news coverage
today on Sen. Dianne Feinstein's
remarks on the Bush administration's ouster of a group of U.S. attorneys who were then replaced by indefinite interim appointments rather than the Senate confirmation process. The Karl Rove political hit squad member, Tim Griffin,
who replaced the ousted Bud Cummins
in LR, is mentioned. A Justice Department spokesman continues to insist avoidance of the confirmation process has nothing to do with the new Democratic majority in the Senate and confirmation will be sought. When?