Monica Goodling Testifies

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A former top aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales testified before a House committee today under a grant of immunity. Monica Goodling conceded that she might have allowed politics to play too much of a role in the hiring of career lawyers. Despite her title as White House liaison, Goodling denied the claim that she can resolve the issue of whether eight US Attorneys were fired to help Republicans by hurting Democrats.

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Guests:
Dahlia Lithwick - Legal Affairs correspondent for Slate - @dahlialithwick, Murray Waas - Investigative reporter , Richard Ugelow - Practitioner in Residence, American University, Douglas Kmiec - Pepperdine University - @dougkmiec

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper, Dan Konecky, Vanessa Romo