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Let there be no more allegations that there was anything but a thorough and rigorous process to select U.S. attorneys for firing.
Here's Monica Goodling explaining the process behind the firing of U.S. Attorney for Nevada Daniel Bogden. At a November 27, 2006 meeting with the attorney general, the deputy attorney general and others, Goodling said that DAG Paul McNulty raised a concern about Bogden being on the list. Is there a problem with Bogden, McNulty asked, or is there just a general sense that we could do better?
According to Goodling, Kyle Sampson replied, "âI think itâs a general sense, a general kind of sense that we could do better.â After that, everyone looked to the attorney general, she said, and "I think he nodded and said 'OK.'" So there you go.