Friday, July 29, 2005

More Bad News for Bolton

It looks like Karl Rove is not the only one who can't remember who he was interviewed by and when. It turns out that Bush's nominee for the UN position has an equally faulty memory.

Bolton had failed to tell Congress that he had been questioned by a joint 2003 CIA and State Department inquiry into the faulty pre-war intelligence on yellow cake coming from Niger. In a statement to Congress, Bolton wrote that he had not been questioned in front of a grand jury or been interviewed by investigators in any inquiry over the past five years. Oops!

As we all know, the joint inquiry by the CIA and the State Department was no small matter. Either way, if he forgot, or tried to mislead Congress, it is not a good sign of Bolton's abilities. Hopefully, this will put a slow down on Bush's push to sidestep Congress and put Bolton in using a recess appointment.

State Dept. Now Says Bolton Interviewed

White House Hints at Installing Bolton

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