This video from the USA says: ‘As the US Attorney scandal rages, another Alberto Gonzales scandal has flared up – this time concerning his pressuring then A.G. John Ashcroft to sign domestic spying orders when Ashcroft [was ill].
James B. Comey, former Deputy Attorney General of the United States, testifies on May 15th about an incident on the evening of March 10, 2004 (from Wikipedia):’
From the BBC:
In a brief news conference Mr Gonzales said he had met President George W Bush on Sunday to tender his resignation, which will take effect on 17 September.
Members of Congress have accused Mr Gonzales of abuse of office over the sacking of federal prosecutors.
He is the latest in a run of senior officials to leave the White House.
See also here.
Juan Cole on Gonzales’ resignation: here.
How about after Gonzales? See here.
Gonzales jokes: here.
Special prosecutor appointed to investigate US attorney firings: here.